Library Events

The Library works tirelessly to bring the community events and activities that enhance the quality of life for residents and non-residents, alike. 

Special Events and Programs


LibraryReadingMonthThumbnailMARCH IS READING MONTH!
Sunday, March 24|Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.|Ages: All| FREE
Come celebrate reading, books, and your public Library with authors Denise Brennan-Nelson and Rhonda Gowler Greene. Books will be available for purchase the day of the event. Co-sponsored by the Book Beat and the Oak Park Library.


Saturday, April 6|Time: 1:00 p.m. |Ages: Adults and Teens 14+| FREE
Join us to learn how Oak Park Public Safety Officers investigate and solve real crimes! There will be a brief walk or drive to the Public Safety after a short discussion at the Library.


LibrarySTEAM_GenerationCreationThumbnailSTEAM: GENERATION CREATION
Every Other Wednesday|Time: 4:30 p.m. |Ages: All| FREE
March 27 - Button Maker


Library Movie NightMONDAY MOVIE NIGHT  
Every 3rd Monday of the month  |Time: 5:30 p.m. |Rated PG|FREE
Join us on Monday Movie Night and watch PG-rated movies on our big screen. Our movies are family appropriate and fun - a great excuse to spend quality time with the family away from home.


Tuesdays in January and March|Time: 10:30 a.m. |Ages: 2-5| FREE
 Stories, Movement and Fun for the pre-school crowd. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


LibraryAdultColoringThumbADULT COLORING GROUP
Every Tuesday | Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | FREE
Would you like to relax and exercise your creativity?
Please join our Coloring Club! We provide all supplies including pattersn, colloring pencils and gel pens.


LibraryBookClubThumbnailADULT BOOK CLUB
First Wednesday of the Month| Time: 6:00 p.m. | Room 4
Come read with us; the best is yet to come!
Join us for lively literature discussions! As always, the Library welcomes new members! Please check out our 2019 Reading Selection!                                      


Every Monday |Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. | Ages: Adult | FREE

Come explore the basics of using a computer, including mouse skills, setting up an email addrress, using search engines, and other topics as requested. No experience necessary!


Every Tuesday | Time: 6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. | Ages: Youth and Adults |FREE
Whether you are collecting, trading or enjoying the game, come join in the fun! Players of all skill levels are welcome! This program is sponsored by Collectible Investments.


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LibraryKrogerLogoKroger will donate part of their profits to the Friends of the Oak Park Library each time you use your card to purchase food and other household goods, even prescriptions.
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