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.


 

Guess How Many CandiesHOW MANY CANDIES ARE IN THE JAR?
Contest deadline is October 30| Ages: All| FREE
Guess correctly to win the jar of candies! Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

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.


 

Libby MEET LIBBY
Tuesday, October 24 | Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Ages: All |FREE
Use your own device in this hands-on class to learn about Libby, the new OverDrive app, which allows you to download free e-books and audiobooks.


 

Pumpkin PaintingMAKE & TAKE: PUMPKIN PAINTING
Wednesday, October 25 |Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.| Ages: Youth| FREE
We privide the pumpkins and the paintwhile supplies last. You provide the imagination. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Library.


 

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.



 

International Gaming WeekINTERNATIONAL GAMING WEEK 
October 29 - November 4 |Time: All Day |Rated PG|FREE
We will have games set up throughout the Library for the Gaming Week. Come learn a new game  or play old favorites!

 

LibraryOctoberFamilyGameThursdaysSmallFAMILY GAME NIGHT
Every Thursday | Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. | Ages: All |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.


 

Heartfulness MeditationHEARTFULNESS MEDITATION 
Mondays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 |Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | FREE!

Learn and practice meditation. Each session will be led by a trainer



 

Library Used Book SaleFALL USED BOOK SALE
Thursday, October 19    from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday,       October 20    from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday,     October 22    from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday,    October 23    from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. -
 Bag Day
                                      Tuesday,    October 24  - Customer Appreciation Day
                                      To become a volunteer send an email to: Friends of Oak Park Library

 

Makerspace ProgramSTEAM: 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.


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.