Group Visits

Children's StaffGroup visits for children

As a community leader in literacy and learning, we partner with Oak Park schools, centers, and youth organizations by sharing and showcasing the public library’s resources, services, and specially trained staff. To best serve everyone, we require advance notice for visits by large groups (9+ children of any age) who wish to access the services or accommodations outlined here. To arrange a group visit, please call 708.452.3420 or contact us »

Pre-arranged services inside the library

  • Private storytimes
  • Tours
  • Research support
  • Reserved block of computers and/or mobile devices
  • Library card sign-up for Oak Park educators and residents (all ages)
  • Multicultural Learning Librarian services (at Dole Branch Library only)

Pre-arranged services outside the library

  • Storytime visits
  • Book Bike visits with items to check out (seasonal)
  • Library card sign-up for Oak Park educators and residents (all ages)
  • Summer Reading Program sign-up/prize check-in (seasonal)
  • Multicultural Learning Librarian services

Drop-in services inside the library (availability varies)

  • Summer Reading Program sign-up/ prize check-in (seasonal)
  • Extra assistance for checkouts
  • Computer/mobile device use

Please note: As a public institution, our available space and services vary daily. Due to capacity limits, we are only able to accommodate Oak Park schools and centers at this time (with the exception of services related to our Multicultural Collection and Multicultural Learning Librarian, which may be arranged for groups outside Oak Park).

First-time visits