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

 

Library You CreateYOU CREATE ART
 Ages: Youth and Adults | Time: 4:30 - 5:30 |FREE
The Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission is teaming up with the Library to host three separate You Create Art projects.
Come join us! Bring your creativity!
                               
                                       Thursday, August 17

                                  Thursday, September 21       


 

Library Summer ReadingEND OF THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM PARTY!
 Monday, August 21 | Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. |FREE
Bounce That House with Inflatables! End of summer reading prize giveaways! Light refreshments provided

                               


 

LibraryPersonalEnhtTOTAL WELLNESS
Monday, August 28 | Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. |FREE
Presented by Cmmunity Network Services.


 

LibrarySolarEclipseCELESTIAL EVENT OF THE CENTURY | ECLIPSE VIEWING
 Monday, August 21 | Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. |FREE
See a partial solar eclipse. Alternate activity if viewing is hampered.
Brought to you by Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

                               


 

LibraryRelationshipTHE MISSING PEACE
Wednesday, August 23 | Time: 6:30 p.m. |FREE
Meet Ellen Gendelman MS, LPC, CPC, a licensed psychotherapist and certified professional coach, who specializes in working with relationships


 

LibraryAuthorVisitAUTHOR APPEARANCE AND BOOK SIGNING
 Sunday, August 27 | Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  | FREE
Meet Letitia Y. Williams, the author of the book Fruit in the Garden Clubhouse, and the founder of the Self Discovery Solutions. Ms. Williams will speak, answer your questions and sign books.                              


 

Makerspace ProgramSTEAM: GENERATION MAKERSPACE
Every Other Wednesday | Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. |Ages: All |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.

                                         Wednesday, September 13: Button Maker
                                 
  Wednesday, September 27: 3 Doodlers


 

Library Movie NightMONDAY NIGHT MOVIE 
Every Third Monday of the month |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 of the month | Time: 6:00 p.m. | Room 4 of the Recreation Center. | FREE
Come read with us, the best is yet to come!

Check out our SUMMER BEACH READS


 

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




 

Library Historical SocietyHISTORICAL SOCIETY
Every Third Sunday of the month | 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.
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