07/31/2015 - You asked for shorter wait times and more availability of new and popular fiction. We've responded by creating Hot Picks, new in-the-library displays dedicated to new and popular adult fiction, non-fiction, and DVDs. More >
07/31/15 - Changes are taking place on the second and third floors of the Main Library driven by goals to improve all customer experiences, support daily interactions, and better support learning environments for everyone. More >
07/30/2015 - Librarian Rashmi Swain connects a library patron with the resources she needs from the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center, enabling enjoyment of library services and stories in a whole new way. More >
07/14/2015 - Join us at your library for programs, seminars, classes, and more this August and September. More >
07/06/2015 - One Book, One Oak Park is extending its programming outside the library and into the community, hosting more events aimed at connecting us and starting conversations. Learn more about what’s been going on, and what is still to come this July. More >
07/06/2015 - Join your neighbors and friends on Thursday, July 9, in the Main Library Lobby Community Space for a open public reception celebrating the contributions made by long-time board member Lane Hart. More >
06/12/2015 - 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 >
06/08/2015 - The library is building new learning bridges with staff and teens through a facilitated mentoring program this summer. More >
05/28/2015 - 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 >
05/27/2015 UPDATE: THIS EVENT WAS CANCELED. The former resident of River Forest is the author of nearly two dozen novels, several nonfiction titles, and children's books. More >
5/27/2015 - Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler will screen and discuss some of the stage and screen actor's most memorable films. More >
05/11/2015 - The library has been working with the village's Farmers' Market Commission to help make this market season even more special. More >
05/08/2015 - The library's community reading program returns for a second summer. More >
05/04/2015 - Join us at your library for entertaining and educational programs, seminars, classes, and more this June and July. More >
04/27/2015 - 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 >