Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), National Library Week is a weeklong celebration—held this year April 23-29—to highlight the essential role libraries play in strengthening the lives of individuals and their communities as a whole. It’s also about Supporting the Freedom to Read »
So what better way to celebrate than by checking out books about libraries and library workers from your local public library? Browse some of our favorites below!
But there’s so much more to the story. This year’s theme—”There’s More to the Story”—highlights all the items to check out, services to use, programs to attend, spaces to use, and more at your library. And on that note, browse this list of six fun and useful items you can check out with your Oak Park library card »
Check out titles about libraries & library workers
Explore beyond books
- On Thursday, April 27, join us and the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce for a ceremonial opening of Oak Park’s inspiring new Creative Studio at the Main Library: Register now »
- Find items to borrow that go beyond traditional library materials—like mobile hotspots, laptops, a sewing machine, a bocce ball game set, a projector, and more: Browse our Library of Things »