After getting involved in the Adult Improv Workshop at Maze Branch, one local psychologist decided to form his own troupe, now performing locally at Oak Park's Open Door Theater. More >
The library is building new learning bridges with staff and teens through a facilitated mentoring program this summer. More >
The library has teamed with Oak Park and River Forest High School and Trinity High School to offer you wider access to titles on this summer's reading lists. More >
UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE HOPE NEWS OF A RESCHEDULED DATE WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON. The former resident of River Forest is the author of nearly two dozen novels, several nonfiction titles, and children's books. More >
Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler will screen and discuss some of the stage and screen actor's most memorable films. More >
The library has been working with the village's Farmers' Market Commission to help make this market season even more special. More >
The library's community reading program returns for a second summer. More >
Join us at your library for entertaining and educational programs, seminars, classes, and more this June and July. More >
Celebrating Seniors Week (May 14-21) is dedicated to honoring, recognizing, and serving seniors in Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park. Find events at the library to learn something new, connect with your neighbors, and join in the fun. More >
Oak Park Creates is a collection of books, movies, films, and other artistic works created by people with direct ties to Oak Park. More >
The SWAN library consortium moved to a new library catalog on Tuesday, April 14. More >
All library buildings are closed Sunday, April 5, for the Easter holiday. More >
Customers can now access three new digital services both in the library and off-site: wireless printing, online video tutorials, and talking picture books for kids. More >
We're asking everyone who stops in over the next week to answer one simple question: why did you come to the library today? More >
“Wouldn’t you want to know where you come from and why?" Join an upcoming genealogy meet-up and use library resources to trace your roots. More >