Who We Are

We are engagers, turning and focusing outward toward our community. We are learners: listening to what our community tells us and acting intentionally to achieve our objectives. We are stewards: defending our shared values, using vital resources responsibly, and working collaboratively with our partners to prepare for the future. Meet our staff>

Why We Exist

Our vision is to empower every voice in our community. Learn more about our history>

What We Do

Our mission is to share the information, services, and opportunities that fulfill Oak Park's aspirations. Learn more about our strategic priorities and objectives>

Your Community Apirations

Our community tells us its aspirations are literacy, education, diversity, inclusion, equity, health, safety, and affordability. Learn more about how we turn outward>

Our Public Library Values

Learn more about our professional commitments to: