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Idea Box

What is the Idea Box?

Located just inside the Main Library entrance, the Idea Box is a dedicated 19-by-13-foot space that provides participatory community experiences. Visitors are encouraged to learn through experimentation and play.

Current exhibit: Libraries Are for Everyone

We adapted graphics from iconic “Libraries are for everyone” posters, available in over 80 languages (see Each square represents the intersection of library strengths and community aspirations, where we believe we can have the deepest impact.

While at the Main Library, help us be a welcoming community:
  1. Choose a coloring page
  2. Color and return it in the Idea Box or color it anywhere and share on the library’s social media pages @OakParkLibrary 

Previous installations