Long-time Oak Park resident Nancy Rose Ortenberg will share photographs from her travels to Mississippi Delta where she started photographing blues musicians and their environments during the 1980's. Her exhibit, titled The Blues Highway: From Mississippi to Chicago will be in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery Feb. 1-27. A reception for Nancy Ortenberg will be held Sunday, Feb. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Library Gallery, 834 Lake Street. The reception is free and open to the public. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.
Vote with us on Oak Park's favorite things and watch them compete head to head in our own version of March Madness! March 5th through the 31st in the Main Library's vestibule.
Get warm in our better weather Idea Box. Its cold out there, but its nice and easy in here. February 1st through the 28th in the Main Library's vestibule.
Make your wishes for yourself and your community for 2013 and beyond in the Main Library's Idea Box. January 7 - 27.
He's from planet Earth, but the feats the Rope Warrior performs are certainly out of this world! Ring in the new year with this family-friendly program.
Register beginning December 17.
Join Oak Park Artist Ruth Bovey for an informal closing reception today.
Learn to set up your account and connect with other professionals in your industry.
Skills Prerequisite: must be familiar with basic Internet Explorer functions to take the class.
This class is hands-on using wireless laptops. Patrons may bring their own laptops if preferred.
Preregistration is required. Youre welcome to come to the day of the class. Seating is first-come, first-seated.
Benefits Open Enrollment
We're celebrating National Novel Writing Month this November by making Idea Box in to a pop up creation station. Come in to work on your own creative writing endeavors or contribute to our community wide writing project. November 1 - 27. Learn more about our Idea Box.
Make your own design or just watch how the wall changes with a giant movable pattern wall created by artist Danny Murphy. December's Idea Box is the winning selection from a participatory student design contest in cooperation with the American Academy of Art. December 1 through 31. Learn more about our Idea Box.