A Hemingway summer
June 21, 2016
Several events are planned throughout Oak Park in conjunction with the Hemingway Society’s 17th biennial international conference to be held here July 17–22. More >
June 15, 2016
Penning six-word stories. Creating digital comics. Tackling MinecraftEdu challenges. Through the library's Hacking Hemingway grant, Oak Park tweens and teens transformed themselves into digital learners and creators this spring. See their work. More >
June 1, 2016
Through One Book, One Oak Park, the library is encouraging Oak Parkers to have conversations they might not otherwise be having, about issues that matter to them, Oak Park, and the country. More >
The library's summer reading program, Read for the Win, starts June 1.
June 1, 2016
Our kids' summer reading program, Read for the Win, is off to a strong start and runs through July 29. Read, learn new things, attend engaging programs, complete sporty challenges, and come back for prizes! More >
On Monday, May 30, all library buildings will be closed
May 19, 2016
Beginning 6 pm Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30, online account and catalog access will be limited, with no renewals or requests available due to server database maintenance. More >
NEA Big Read: Into the Beautiful North
May 16, 2016
We are joining with River Forest Public Library, Forest Park Public Library, Berwyn Public Library, Maywood Public Library, and Dominican University to explore issues of immigration through the NEA’s Big Read novel Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. More >