Welcome to the Orland Park Public Library

Library Board Vacancy

In order to fill a current vacancy on the Library Board, the Orland Park Public Library Board of Library Trustees is seeking a resident of the Village of Orland Park to serve out the remainder of a term on the Library Board of Trustees. The current term runs through April 2017. More information about the position.

The library will be closed May 24 and 25 for Memorial Day.

The parking lot will be resurfaced so bookdrops will be unavailable until Tuesday, May 26.

Photo of Sagrada Familia by Bernard Gagnon via Wikimedia Commons

Barcelona: Art, Architecture and Food

Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.

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Art, architecture and food are unique to Catalonia, the region of Barcelona. Picasso, Miro, Dali and Tapies all originated from this region and identified Barcelona as a place to meet and show their work. History of the politics, food and chefs of this region round out this presentation.

Roadside History of Illinois

Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.

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Stan "Tex" Banash provides a brief overview of his book Roadside History of Illinois and discusses the history of the Prairie State from the Ice Ace to the present, offering a window into the state's seven regions. Take a trip with Stan on the Illinois roads less traveled.

From Generation to Generation

April 1-June 30

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From Generation to Generation: Folk Arts of Illinois integrates the arts and stories of Illinois to create a visually engaging and educational perspective on the state’s cultural heritage. Telling the stories of ten artists, the featured art forms represent a wide variety of traditions such as duck decoy carving, Irish fiddle, Mexican murals, and African American quilts. Explore the multi-panel exhibit on the second floor.

Events and suggested reading

Overdrive and Zinio

Ebooks & Digital Materials

Download an ebook, audiobook, or magazine!

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We offer a digital collection of audiobooks, magazines, and ebooks available for download to your iPod, MP3 device, Nook, Kindle, Sony Reader, or home computer. To use this service, you must have a valid Orland Park Public Library card.