For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform" is a traveling exhibition sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, currently on display at the Orland Park Public Library. Beatrix Hoffman is the exhibition's curator,
and will speak about the history of health care reform in the United States and the involvement of citizens and activist groups in health care debates over the past century. Hoffman is author of the book Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States since 1930,
and Professor of History at Northern Illinois University.
Saturday, December 3 at 11 a.m.
Families and children of all ages. Start a family tradition! Join us as Melikin Puppets presents The Night Before Christmas and The Shoemaker and the Elves. No registration is necessary, but space is limited.
Night of Dance, Day of Infamy
Monday, December 5 at 7 p.m.
Join storyteller Terry Lynch as he portrays Navy Chief Radioman Edward Campbell, an eyewitness to the attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. Campbell's moving stories highlight both the bombing and the aftermath of what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt described as "a date which will live in infamy.
Holly Jolly Storytime
Tuesday, December 6 at 10 a.m. & at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Children of all ages with a parent or adult caregiver. Ho Ho Ho! Celebrate the holiday season with stories, songs and a special visitor from the North Pole.
Parents, bring your cameras! No registration necessary, but space is limited.
On the Consolidated Election ballot, April 4, 2017 there will be three seats on the seven-member Orland Park Public Library board up for election. Candidacy information for those considering running is available on the following website: State of Illinois Candidate’s Guide.
The seats are six-year terms. Petitions must be filed between December 12-19, 2016.
Candidates must file their petitions at the Clerk's Office of the Village of Orland Park.
Orland Park Public Library board meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month.
For information contact the library, 708-428-5203.