Attention: All buildings will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 26 and all day Thursday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Friday, November 28. Always open @oppl.org.

Join us in the Main Library Veterans Room to hear fantastic free folk music, brought to you by the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library. CDs are typically available for sale and signing.

Fall 2014 concert series

Lauren Heintz

Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 PM

Lauren is quickly becoming known for intricate and effortless finger-style guitar, distinctively deep vocals, and heartfelt and hope-filled original songs. Earlier this year, she amazed the judges and audiences at the South Florida Folk Festival singer/songwriter competition and won the 2014 Vic Heyman songwriting award. More about Lauren.

 

 

Andrew McKnight

Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 PM

Nationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter and guitarist Andrew McKnight celebrates rural America, weaving his masterfully crafted songs, humorous stories and poetic drama into a musical soundscape sketched with shades of Appalachia, tasteful slide and jazzy blues, feisty anthems, and rustic folk. Since permanently leaving his corporate environmental engineering career in 1996, Andrew's musical journey has traced over half a million miles of blue highways, and earned him a wealth of critical acclaim and enthusiastic fans for his captivating performances and five CDs. More about Andrew.
 

Spring 2014 concert series