Are you teaching or caring for children (from babies through high schoolers) in a professional capacity in Oak Park? We are here to support you, your students, and their families. Because building capacity for literacy and education is core to who we are, and core to our role as your public library. Please note: During the library’s Service Level 2, we cannot host group visits or classroom field trips.
For you: Get & renew your library card
Don’t live in Oak Park? Every teacher, teaching assistant, daycare provider, and school staff member working in Oak Park can get an Oak Park Public Library educator card. Have your current photo ID and an Oak Park school employment ID to get started. Educator cards must be renewed each year.
Need to renew or sign up for your new educator card? Call 708.383.8200 »
For classrooms of any age: Resource delivery
Do you want physical library items (such as books, movies, and artifacts) to support your virtual classroom work? Oak Park educators and childcare providers can receive items, contact-free! To request delivery and pickup of books, kits, artifacts, or other library materials for your school or daycare group, please complete this new form »
By grade: Bookmark our top homework help sites
An Oak Park library account number and PIN is what you need to access online resources, live tutoring support, and more. Here are a few of our librarians’ most requested resources, by age:
- For preschoolers: Early World of Learning »
- For grades K-3: TumbleBookLibrary »
- For grades 4-5: National Geographic Kids »
- For grades 6-8: Living Green »
- For grades 9-12: Points of View Reference Center »
- For career & college prep: Live homework help, skill building & more »
Need help getting started? Watch the How to Library video series to learn how to get started with Libby, Media on Demand, Hoopla, and Lynda.com.