Sign up now to explore a Universe of Stories at any library location all summer long. Open to kids ages 3 through grade 9 who live anywhere on Earth (no library card required). And join us for the Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show on August 22 (watch a video of a recent show). Learn more about summer reading »

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With age-specific storytimes and more, your library is committed to helping families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers arrive at kindergarten ready for learning. 

Explore coding websites, apps, gadgets, and books recommended by librarians. Explore apps & tools »

Get anywhere, anytime access to kid-friendly movies and TV shows.

Experience-based learning

Enrich learning and explore more with your Oak Park Public Library card.

  • Discovery Kits offer hands-on activities in art and music, language arts, life science, math and engineering, physical science, and technology.
  • Playaway audiobooks provide increased reading comprehension, retention, vocabulary skills, phonemic awareness, and fluency.
  • Museum Adventure Passes open access to special offers and discounts at area cultural destinations such as the Bronzeville Children’s Museum, The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, and Legoland Discovery Center.
  • Access subscription-based websites designed to make learning more interactive, more visual, and more fun! Get started »
  • This dedicated study room in Children’s Services on the Main Library’s first floor is stocked with workbooks, calculators, wipe boards, and an ADA-accessible computer. To reserve up to two hours a day, once a week, call us at 708.452.3420.

Everyone is welcome at the library! Arrange a visit »

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