Library staff focus on transforming tension into moments of compassion, and relationship building. More >
Please keep talking, we are listening, and want to know what kind of community do you want to live in, why is that important to you, how is that different from how you see things now, and what are some of the things that need to happen to create that kind of change? More >
All library buildings will close early (at 5 pm) today, Wednesday, Dec. 31, and will be closed all day tomorrow, Jan. 1. More >
A limited print edition of "Gone But Not Forgotten Landmarks" custom note cards are now for sale ($20 for 15 blank cards and envelopes) at all library locations and the Visit Oak Park Visitors Center. More >
Looking for recommendations? Browse our staff picks for 2014, and see what's hot this holiday season, your most requested titles. More >
All library buildings are closed on Friday, Dec. 5, for Staff Day. It's the one day a year when we all get together to grow and to learn how to best connect in the coming year, with you individually and with our community overall! More >
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 >
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 >