What is the Idea Box?
Located just inside the Main Library entrance, the Idea Box is a dedicated 19-by-13-foot space that provides participatory community experiences. Visitors are encouraged to learn through experimentation and play.
Current exhibit: What grows with restorative justice?
Share your thoughts with us now about restorative justice in the Main Library Idea Box.
Restorative justice is a call for healing, both for individuals and communities. Think of something that grows out of restorative justice, then:
- Write it on a leaf (Post-It)
- Add it to our community’s tree
What is restorative justice? Learn more (pdf) »
Also, join us on Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7, for the Restorative Justice Youth Conference at the Main Library. Register now »
- Libraries Are for Everyone & Where in the world has reading taken you? exhibit featuring iconic “Libraries are for everyone” graphics and a chance to share your adventures in reading.
- Mothers and Others for Peace Back to our Roots exhibit exploring the history and commitment of women working for peace.
- What kind of community do you want to live in? Tell us now »
- Youth Art Month featured a unique selection of colorful creations by artists from Oak Park Elementary School District 97 »
- #ColorOurCollections, a national celebration held each February to share access to historic digital collections. Explore Special Collections »