The library's mission is to stimulate imaginations, educate, entertain, and welcome everyone. We are committed to equal opportunities for all library patrons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or past or present status as a member of the military.
The library will provide patrons of all ages with a center that will enhance their sense of community and togetherness.
Patrons of all ages will have access to innovative library services, delivered in an efficient and effective manner, that will:
- Assist them to enhance the quality of their lives
- Provide materials, programs and services to help meet their educational needs
- Provide opportunities to develop technological proficiencies and improve the ability to access information
- Provide a source for recreational reading, viewing and listening, as a means to stimulate imagination and expand literacy.
The Book Thief
Friday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.
An emotionally complex story unfolds as young and spirited Liesel transforms the lives of everyone around her by stealing banned books and sharing them with others in Germany during World War II. The Book Thief is based on the novel by the same name and stars Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nelisse and features music composed by the legendary John Williams. Runtime: 133 minutes
Wednesday, September 3 at 7 p.m.
Attention Book Lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers before they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books before they are published? Robert Haddock from Random House will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on summer and fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, book catalogs and tote bags will be available for attendees. Limited to first 100 patrons.
Ebooks & Digital Materials
Download an ebook, audiobook, or magazine!
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.