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PJ LIBRARY CHICAGO

PJ Library sends high-quality, age appropriate Jewish books and music to families each month – with absolutely no strings attached. We hope you incorporate these timeless stories of Jewish traditions, values and heritage into your family's life - and we are here to help!  Beyond the books, PJ Library in Chicago offers holiday events, family meet-ups, opportunities for volunteering and many more ways to connect with the values in the stories and the people in our community.  We hope to see you soon!

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Signing up for PJ Library is FREE!  Join over 7,500 families in the Chicago metropolitan area receiving FREE Jewish books every month through PJ Library!  The PJ Library program in Chicago is available to families with children ages 6 months to 8 years living in the metropolitan Chicago area: Cook, Lake, Will, McHenry, DuPage and Kane counties.  

Family Events

JUF Young Families Events provides local families with opportunities to meet new families through low-barrier, high-quality Jewish programs at a variety of notable kid-friendly locations.

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Meet Our Parent Connectors

Our new team of Parent Connectors are out in the community and would love to meet you for a play date.  

Meet Our Parent Connectors

Partner Classes (for children 2-5)

NEW! PJ Library in Chicago is proud to partner with Jewish organizations to offer engaging learning opportunities for young children, families and parents.

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PJ Our Way

If your child is aging out of PJ Library, visit our PJ Our Way page to learn more about programs for 7 to 11 year olds.

PJ Our Way Page

Contact PJ Library

Reach out with your questions, inquiries and comments.

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PJ Library was created by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, a leader in creating and supporting innovative opportunities for Jewish engagement in Western Massachusetts and beyond. PJ Library is part of JUF Young Families and is a gift to Chicagoland families from the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, the generosity of local donors.

“We especially love attending the weekend events, as they give us a chance to socialize with new friends and engage in Jewish holidays with our son.”

jBaby Chicago Parent

Upcoming Events


Purim Carnival & Megillah Reading at Temple Beth Israel Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:15 PM More info
The Magic of Purim Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:00 PM More info
Megillah Mania Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:30 PM More info
Anshe Emet Young Families Dinner and Megilla Tellling for Purim! Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:00 PM More info
Purim in the Jungle Family Purim Celebration Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:30 PM More info