Carter G. Woodson Library Branch of Chicago Public Library

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Carter G. Woodson Library is one of the largest libraries on the South Side.  It is a  two-story building with computers and numerous books and periodicals.  The library, named for  historian Carter G. Woodson, has a summer reading program and various workshops.  An   expansion project has created a building addition named the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection  of Afro-American History & Literature.  The extension's plan includes a reading room and storage  for archives, rare books and microfilms, as well as online access to additional African-American  research sources.