Regions covered

Cook, Lake, Will, Kane, McHenry, and Dupage counties

Ages served

6 months through 8 years old

Community sponsor

In Chicago, PJ Library is a gift to families from the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, local donors, and your local early childhood Jewish educators.


Rachel Rapoport
Program Director, PJ Library

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About this Community

PJ LIBRARY IS PART OF JUF YOUNG FAMILIES. JUF Young Families offers many exciting opportunities for families with young children to explore and cultivate Jewish life. From welcoming a newborn, to providing free Jewish books and music, to gift vouchers that help supplement Jewish early education, JUF Young Families programs help families experience and celebrate the joys of Jewish life, community and learning. If you're a parent, grandparent or haveyoung children in your life - JUF Young Families is the place for you. Visit

The Jewish United Fund /Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago is the largest not-for-profit social welfare institution in Illinois and the central address of Chicago's Jewish community. JUF provides critical resources that bring food, refuge, health care, education, and emergency assistance to 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths and to two million Jews around the world. Learn more at