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

 

Story TimeIT'S STORY TIME!
Every Tuesday|Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. |Ages: 2-6| FREE
 Stories, Movement and Fun for ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


 

LibraryJanuaryStorytimeEveningThumbnailEVENING STORY TIME
Every third Thursday| Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Ages: All | FREE
This story timeis a drop-in program for parents and youth of all ages.
Come make friends, bond with your child, and learn to play.


 

LibraryGreatMichiganReadThumbnailGREAT MICHIGAN READ - X: A NOVEL
Wednesday, January 3 - Book Reservations
Wednesday, February 7 - Book Discussion|Time: 6-8 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE

Celebrate Black History Month with the Great Michigan Read. Quantities are limited


 

Heartfulness MeditationHEARTFULNESS MEDITATION
Mondays, January 8, 22, and 29; Febrauary 5,12,19 and 26| Time: 6:3 - 8:00 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE
Learn and practice meditation! Each session will be led by a trainer.


 

LibraryJanuaryCraftenoonsThumbnailCRAFTERNOONS: FANDOM BUTTONS 
Thursday, January 25 |Time: 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. |Ages: Teens (13-18)| FREE
Craft programs that focus on the process instead of results. This means everyone can create without expectation or criticism. All materials are provided.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

LibraryAdult101CookingThumbnailADULTING 101: BARE BONES COOKING
Monday, January 29 | Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Ages: 16-25 or older|FREE
How to cook easy, tasty, inexpensive recipes that can be done with minimal equipment


 

LibrarySTEAMStrawbeesThumbnailSTEAM: GENERATION CREATIONN - STRAWBEES
Wednesday, January 31| Time: 4:30 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE




 

LibrarySearchForSnowThumbnailSEARCH FOR SNOWFLAKES
Daily throughout January| Ages: All |FREE
Find the snowflakes hidden throughout the Library. each winner gets a small prize.
One find per person, per day. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

Library Movie NightMONDAY MOVIE NIGHT  
Every Third Monday  |Time: 5:30 p.m. |Rated PG|FREE
Join us on Monday Night Movie 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.


 

LibraryColoringClub1.jpgADULT COLORING CLUB 
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.


 

Library_BookClubADULT BOOK CLUB
First Wednesday | Time: 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.| Room 4 of the Community Center. | FREE
Join us for lively literature discussions! As always, the Library welcomes new members!
Come read with us, the best is yet to come!


 

Computer ClassBASIC COMPUTER CLASSES 
Every Monday |Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | 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!


 

Library Historical SocietyHISTORICAL SOCIETY
Every Third Sunday | Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.





 

LibraryTournamentTOURNAMENT TUESDAYS
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.


 

Support your library at no cost to you!

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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.
Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com and designate the Friends of the Oak Park Library as your Community Rewards beneficiary.