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

 

LibraryStoryTimeSmallIT'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.


 

October Evening StoryTimeEVENING STORY TIME
Every third Thursday| Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | 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.


 

CrafternoonsCRAFTERNOONS
Every Last Thursday |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.


 

GoodReads websiteWHAT IS GOODREADS?
Tuesday, November 21 | Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and books recommendations.
Track the books you're reading, have read or want to read. Bring your own device (if you have one) and learn how to utilize the Goodreads website and app.


 

LibraryLiveOwelSmallLIVE OWLS
Monday, November 27 | Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE
Howell Nature Center will visit the Library and share interactive demonstration of the nocturnal raptors' adaptations. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

LibraryFindHiddenTurkeySmallFIND HIDDEN TURKEYS
Daily, November | Ages: All |FREE
Find the turkeys hidden troughout the Library. Each winner gets a small prize - could be candy (Kosher, of course) or something a little more. One find per person, per day. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

LibraryGrow_a_BookwormSmallGROW A BOOK WORM
Daily, November | Ages: All |FREE
Write down titles of your favorite books on paper circles and they will be displayed on a pillar by the Help Desk. Watch how long the bookworm grows! No limit on number of entries.


 

Makerspace Program STEAM: GENERATION MAKERSPACE
 Every Other Wednesday | Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. |Ages: Youth |FREE
 The STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) initiative is part of a     large effort to expose patrons to the fields of engineering and design by building   skills  in math, science and the arts while participating in interesting projects.
                              


 

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.


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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.