On Monday, May 30, all library buildings will be closed
May 19, 2016
Beginning 6 pm Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30, online account and catalog access will be limited, with no renewals or requests available due to server database maintenance. More >
NEA Big Read: Into the Beautiful North
May 16, 2016
We are joining with River Forest Public Library, Forest Park Public Library, Berwyn Public Library, Maywood Public Library, and Dominican University to explore issues of immigration through the NEA’s Big Read novel Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. More >
The Storyline Summer 2016
May 6, 2016
Check out the Summer edition of The Storyline, the library's quarterly publication that connects readers with people, places, and possibilities. Stop in at any library location to pick up your printed copy and read it online now. More >
“A Walk in Hemingway’s Oak Park” is a new public Idea Box installation that will recreate three iconic buildings related to Ernest’s Oak Park years.
April 11, 2016
Through three library-led initiatives stemming from the "Hacking Hemingway: Cracking the Code to the Vault" grant—a social media campaign, digital learning with middle schoolers, and a new Idea Box installation—we're supporting the digital collection for the world that details Ernest's childhood in Oak Park. More >
Leigh Tarullo, the library's new Curator for Special Collections
March 9, 2016
With a new full-time Curator for Special Collections, the library is now devoting even more resources to preserving and providing access to Oak Park history. More >
Librarians Stefanie Sikich and Eric Pasteur
March 4, 2016
Librarians today are deepening their knowledge of subjects, collections, and customers' wants. With a software tool called collectionHQ, the library can evaluate how well its collections meet Oak Park's community needs. More >