CHICAGO -- Parents, kids, neighborhood residents and public officials in Chicago are hoping the city will rebuild what's said to be one of the busiest libraries in the wake of a huge fire.
The Independence Public Library at Irving Park and Drake in the Irving Park neighborhood is closed indefinitely.
This location is claimed to be the second most visited of 80 branches. Its summer reading program participation is also said to be consistently number one in the entire library system.
More than six schools utilize the library.
The fire erupted on Friday, October 30 and wiped out an entire block.