Happy holiday season, Oak Park! To celebrate Thanksgiving, we'll be closing early on Wednesday, November 23, and will remain closed all day on Thursday, November 24.

In the spirit of the season, we compiled a short list of staff favorites that inspires gratitude, first shared in 2015. Happy reading and watching!

Books and movies that inspire gratitude...

For kids (thanks, Jennifer!)

For teens (thanks, Rachael!)

For adults (thanks, Lori, Margita, Rashmi, and Ed!)

Ed and MargitaAnd for everyone: movies and digital audiobooks (thanks, Alexandra and Margita!)

Upcoming holiday closings

Closing early (at 5 pm)

  • Saturday, December 31


  • Friday, December 2 (Staff Engagement Day) - Main Library and Dole Branch open at 2 pm
  • Saturday, December 24
  • Sunday, December 25
  • Sunday, January 1, 2016