Oak Park Creates is a new opportunity for you as an Oak Park Public Library card holder to share your published work -- your book, your movie, your music -- and have it become an item in a unique and growing “local creators” collection. More >
Join us to talk, listen and connect as we build awareness around the issue of racial disparities in student outcomes at a community viewing of the acclaimed POV documentary "American Promise," followed immediately by a moderated discussion on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the OPRF Little Theatre. More >
Did you ever think it might be nice to have us pick out and pack up a bunch of books, then have them waiting for you, ready to go for check out? We're launching a fun, new service to do just that! "A Good Book is Always in Season" features canvas tote bags full of materials, available as a pre-selected bundle for check out. More >
Join us at your library for fun, free, educational programs, seminars and classes and more this October and November. Find information online and browse and download PDFs of our print calendars. More >
Meet Marilyn Johnson, best-selling author of This Book is Overdue! and The Dead Beat, will visit Oak Park at the 2014 Barbara Ballinger Lecture presenter on Friday, Oct. 24, at the Main Library. More >
Are you a local author looking to meet new readers and get the word out about your work? Be a part of our Local Author Book Fair! More >
Humanity 101 kicks off at 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Main Library with Straight Talk about the N-Word by Dr. Neal Lester, an award-winning Professor of English, and the former Dean of Humanities at Arizona State University. More >
The four-part series returns to the Main Library beginning at 2 pm Sept. 14 with Mozart's Don Giovanni. Presented by the Lyric's award-winning Education Corp. More >
We've been nominated for a 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, recognizing superior public service and widespread community outreach. More >
Following our mission to foster a love of reading, we strive to provide access, useful resources and ample spaces for students of all ages. More >
This fall, three great programs explore the aging process, trusts, wills, finances, and how to make the most of local resources. Join us to learn more. More >
Voting is now closed. Visit the library's facebook page to see all submissions. More >
Would you be willing to donate blood to save a life? Heartland Blood Centers will hold a blood drive at the Main Library on Thursday, Aug. 14, from noon to 4 p.m. More >
This August, the Main Library Art Gallery will feature newly restored paintings by Reginald Mars, whose work has been part of the fabric of Oak Park since 1963. More >