Community is the driver for everything we do. And community collaboration is at the core of our everyday work.
- Find examples of how we collaborate to build a stronger community »
- Share your personal story about how using the library has affected your life »
Vision and mission
Why do we exist? To empower every voice in our community.
What do we do? We share the information, services, and opportunities that fulfill Oak Park’s aspirations.
Values and commitments
These philosophies and policies guide our everyday work and define how we want to engage with our community. More policies »
- The Urban Library Council’s Race and Social Equity Statement (pdf) »
- Oak Park’s Diversity Statement, Collection Strategy Statement and Confidentiality of Circulation Records Policy »
- The American Library Association’s