Register to vote at the library through October 11 to vote in the November 8 Presidential Election. You can also register to vote online here.

Deputy registrars are available during open hours at all three library locations. Eligible voters who reside anywhere within the state of Illinois can register at the library. To register at the library, you must be:

  1. A U.S. citizen
  2. At least 18 years old by the general election
  3. A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day

Bring two pieces of identification. Neither needs to be a photo ID, but one must include your current address. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Illinois driver's license
  • Illinois state ID
  • Employee or student ID
  • Credit card
  • Social security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Utility bill in applicant's name
  • Mail postmarked to the applicant
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Public aid ID card
  • Lease or rental contract

Registration after October 11

Registration with deputy registrars at the library is closed during the 27 days prior to an election and the two days after an election. If you miss the deadline, you can register at the office of the election authority through grace period registration abd voting. Locations and hours vary for each election. You can also register to vote online, by downloading and mailing in a voter registration card, or by visiting:

Check your voter registration, find your polling place, and review a sample ballot through the office of the Cook County Clerk