- Due to regularly scheduled maintenance, the library's website and catalog will not be available from Sunday, April 23 at 6 p.m. through approximately Monday, April 24 at 9 a.m.
The six-banner traveling exhibition Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America, uses George Washington’s Mount Vernon home as a specific example of how meals reveal how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders, and classes.
This program is brought to the library as part of the Fire and Freedom Traveling Exhibition, provided by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with research assistance provided by the staff at The Washington Library at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Thursday, April 27
at 7 p.m.
David Becker, retired teacher, actor, and Lincoln scholar presents this educational, interactive, and educational one man play.
As Lincoln, Becker will cover the life and times of the 16th President, and the struggles of leading a nation through Civil War while also weathering trials and tragedy in personal life. Abe's artifacts, including a 34 star flag and a Civil War pocket Bible, help bring history to life, along with an uncirculated Lincoln Rail Splitter Penny, which all in attendance can take home as a souvenir.
Beginning Friday, April 14, 2017 the Library will begin a flooring project in certain areas of the building.
The library will remain open during floor renovations.
The Orland Park Public Library was awarded monies from the Illinois State Library’s Live and Learn Construction Grant in 2016.
At this time the existing carpet located in the lobby, main staircase, as well as the Youth Services main corridor will be replaced with sustainable flooring.
The current flooring project will continue through June 1, 2017. This project is the beginning of a multi-phase carpet replacement which is expected to last several years.
THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY SECRETARY OF STATE JESSE WHITE THROUGH THE ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY’S LIVE AND LEARN CONSTRUCTION GRANT.
Mango Languages is language learning software for the adventurous, the ambitious and the curious.
Library patrons can try it out by going to the library Online Resources page, entering their library card number, and clicking on Mango Languages.
We offer a digital collection of audiobooks, movies, magazines, and ebooks available for download to your digital device. To use this service, you must have a valid Orland Park Public Library card.
The Friends of Orland Park Public Library will now receive a donation for every Amazon.com order you make if you click this link and sign in: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1599981
The library's mission is to stimulate imaginations, educate, entertain, and welcome everyone. View the full mission statement here.