November 6, 2014
Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service ranks Oak Park as one of the busiest public libraries in the country. More >
November 4, 2014
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 >
October 25, 2014
“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 >
October 10, 2014
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 >
September 22, 2014
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 >
September 19, 2014
Meet Marilyn Johnson, best-selling author of This Book is Overdue! and The Dead Beat, will visit Oak Park at the 2014 Barbara Ballinger Lecture presenter on Friday, Oct. 24, at the Main Library. More >
September 9, 2014
Are you a local author looking to meet new readers and get the word out about your work? Be a part of our Local Author Book Fair! More >
September 9, 2014
Humanity 101 kicks off at 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Main Library with Straight Talk about the N-Word by Dr. Neal Lester, an award-winning Professor of English, and the former Dean of Humanities at Arizona State University. More >
August 27, 2014
The four-part series returns to the Main Library beginning at 2 pm Sept. 14 with Mozart's Don Giovanni. Presented by the Lyric's award-winning Education Corp. More >
August 16, 2014
We've been nominated for a 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, recognizing superior public service and widespread community outreach. More >
August 13, 2014
Following our mission to foster a love of reading, we strive to provide access, useful resources and ample spaces for students of all ages. More >
August 8, 2014
This fall, three great programs explore the aging process, trusts, wills, finances, and how to make the most of local resources. Join us to learn more. More >
August 5, 2014
Voting is now closed. Visit the library's facebook page to see all submissions. More >
August 1, 2014
Would you be willing to donate blood to save a life? Heartland Blood Centers will hold a blood drive at the Main Library on Thursday, Aug. 14, from noon to 4 p.m. More >
July 24, 2014
This August, the Main Library Art Gallery will feature newly restored paintings by Reginald Mars, whose work has been part of the fabric of Oak Park since 1963. More >