November 20, 2017
“The Multicultural Collection is here to be a window into other communities around the world, and a mirror to reflect ourselves and our own cultural identity.” More >
November 17, 2017
Through Facets Kids, Oak Park Public Library cardholders can now stream short and feature-length films specially curated by the experts who bring you the annual Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. We are the first library to partner with Facets, the longtime award-winning Chicago film distributor, educator, and curator of independent, world, and classic film. More >
November 17, 2017
Winter is often a season of reflection, resolution, and renewal. In that spirit, we’re reflecting in our winter issue of The Storyline on all the ways we’ve worked to carry out our library’s mission and vision in 2017, and looking forward to what we can accomplish together in 2018. Check it out! More >
Mobile Hotspot
November 13, 2017
By December 1, 40 new Sprint 4G mobile hotspots will be available for checkout at all Oak Park Public Library locations. More >
Improvements in Progress
November 9, 2017
From Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 8, to ensure the safety of our youngest visitors, the Main Library Children's Services space will be closed to the public as we complete ceiling work for major upgrades to our automated materials handling system. Also, Maze Branch will be closed Wednesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 14. More >
November 1, 2017
October's Youth Social Justice Conference, planned by library staff and youth coordinators, was “an amazing experience” that drew a multigenerational crowd of more than 70 adults and teens to confront challenges that marginalized populations face daily, said Middle School Services Librarian Jose Cruz. “We hope it reignited young people's desire to get involved.” More >