February 17, 2017
Now in its sixth year, One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest's premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability, and the power of human involvement. The festival screens films in locations around Chicagoland, including at the Main Library starting Saturday, March 4. More >
February 17, 2017
Since January, the library's first artist in residence, Luis Tubens, has been working with students in grades 6–12 at the Main Library, coaching them in writing workshops and spoken-word open mic performances. Here, Tuben shares what he's learning about Oak Park and what inspires him about working with youth people. More >
February 15, 2017
Tax Day is Tuesday, April 18 this year. At the library, you can print popular state and federal tax forms on demand, at no charge; use library computers to file taxes online; and find resources and referrals for more specialized help. More >
February 6, 2017
Library-led book groups meet regularly at all three library locations, are open to all, and offer something for everyone. In March, we're launching three new book groups, giving you even more opportunities to explore your interests with us. More >
Books Oprah Would Love
January 31, 2017
Our librarians love sharing recommendations on a theme. For the month of February, here's a few titles all based on and around love (of Oprah reads, Galentine's Day, you get the idea...) More >
One of hundreds of items now live at the Digital Public Library of America.
January 9, 2017
Hundreds of items from the Oak Park Public Library and community partner the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park are now live at the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as part of the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub. More >