New Back of the Yards library opens

September 7, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was at Saturday's ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The library is next to the new Back of the Yards High School and is the first full-service library in the area since the old one closed in 2011.

It has a community room, a media lab for technology training and 25 computers.

There will also be a certified teacher on hand after school to help students with their homework.

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