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November 27, 2012

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Oak Park Public Library News

November 27, 2012

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Annual Membership Drive in December

If you love the library, enjoy its services, and save lots of money by borrowing books, movies, music, and more, consider showing your support by joining the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library. Your annual Friends membership helps us all in multiple ways. Tax deductible memberships and donations are available at multiple levels. Be a Friend now ›

New Arrivals

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Tiny Food Party!
Teri Lyn Fisher

The Yellow Packard
Ace Collins

The Barnes Collection

Current Happenings

Let's Be Social

Join in conversation with our librarians and your neighbors on Facebook, where we talk about our passions, from books and movies, to food and animals. Plus, get behind the scenes scoop on happenings at the library. (Be sure to add us to your interests lists to get all our posts.) Like us on Facebook ›

Winter Gift Guide

Shopping for a great read for the kids, teens, and adults on your list? Our winter gift guide highlights our staff picks for 2012. Pick up a paper copy at the library or get started now ›

Have You Taken Our Survey?

Tell us what's important to you. Take our quick survey online, or stop by any library location to fill out and return a paper survey. Take our survey ›

Closed November 30
for Staff Day

We're always challenging ourselves to innovate new ways to meet your needs. So we close our physical locations one day a year for staff development. This year we’ll be closed on Friday, November 30. This day will engage staff in learning opportunities and build our team as we make our library the best it can be for the Oak Park community. Your library is open 24/7 at oppl.org ›

More library news

Upcoming Events

Local Authors Fair: Good Reads for the Holidays
Saturday, December 1
2:00 to 4:00 pm Main Library Veterans Room

News Know-how: Hear all about it!
Thursday, December 6
7:00 pm Main Library Veterans Room

genre X Book Swap
Tuesday, December 11
8:00 pm FitzGeralds’ SideBar, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn

Find more library events on our calendar.


Tech Skills: Genealogy on the Internet
Wednesday, November 28
9:30 to 11:30 am
Main Library Computer Classroom

Tech Skills: LinkedIn 101
Thursday, November 29
7:00 to 8:45 pm
Main Library Small Meeting Room

Computer Help
Tuesdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Maze Branch
Call 708-386-4751 to schedule your session.

Fridays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Dole Branch
Call 708-386-9032 to schedule your session.

Learn more about our classes here.


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Oak Park, IL 60301
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Oak Park, IL 60304
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Oak Park, IL 60302
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