Read Executive Director David Seleb's take on emerging themes from recent Community Conversations. More >
This social and philanthropic movement supports the idea of a dedicated day - December 2 - to support worthy causes. Remember your community, and your library. #GiveOP+RF. More >
Join us this December and January for fun, educational programs, seminars, and classes. More >
Your library offers a variety of programs and resources that speak to all the ways we enjoy food, from table to backyard chicken coop. More >
Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service ranks Oak Park as one of the busiest public libraries in the country. More >
Throughout 2014, common themes have emerged about what’s important in Oak Park: diversity, inclusion, participation, economy, education/learning and health, safety and liveability. More >
“A Good Book is Always in Season” features canvas tote bags loaded with materials for families with little kids, families with big kids, teens and adults. Get yours while you still can - they are going fast! More >
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 >
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 >