04/27/2015 - Celebrating Seniors Week (May 14-21) is dedicated to honoring, recognizing, and serving seniors in Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park. Find events at the library to learn something new, connect with your neighbors, and join in the fun. More >
04/22/2015 - Oak Park Creates is a collection of books, movies, films, and other artistic works created by people with direct ties to Oak Park. More >
04/08/2015 - The SWAN library consortium moved to a new library catalog on Tuesday, April 14. More >
All library buildings are closed Sunday, April 5, for the Easter holiday. More >
Customers can now access three new digital services both in the library and off-site: wireless printing, online video tutorials, and talking picture books for kids. More >
We're asking everyone who stops in over the next week to answer one simple question: why did you come to the library today? More >
“Wouldn’t you want to know where you come from and why?" Join an upcoming genealogy meet-up and use library resources to trace your roots. More >
Join us at your library for entertaining and educational programs, seminars, classes, and more this April and May. More >
Find good folks, good music at Oak Park Public Library this spring. Join us for a lively series of free folk music concerts this spring at Main Library. More >
Engaging with you, learning together, and being great stewards of library resources means we’re always listening and adapting what we do and how we do it to meet your evolving needs. More >
Oak Park Public Library cardholders have gained access to 17,000 more digital titles through eRead Illinois, a collaborative initiative expanding ebook and audiobook services throughout the state. More >
Starting Wednesday, Feb. 4, mobile Internet access is a new service Oak Park Public Library cardholders 12 years and older can borrow with their library cards. Under the library's new "LiFi" (library WiFI) program, 10 CLEAR Spot Voyager mobile hotspots will be available at Main Library, Dole Branch, and Maze Branch. More >
This February, the library will host 14 unique opportunities in the Main Library Idea Box to gather Oak Park's insights and answers to the question: what kind of community do you want? Please join us in the Main Library Idea Box to engage with your neighbors in a Harwood Community Conversation, led by formally trained library staff. More >
Civil War 150 is a lively series this February and March of films, author events, dramatic interpretations, and more that will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of America’s Civil War. The series was made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Library of America. It is a collaboration between the library and the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest. More >
Join us at your library for fun, educational programs, seminars, classes, and more this February and March. More >