Take and Make
We might not have any crafts for you to do at the library this summer, but we do have crafts for you to do at home. Each Take and Make kit is created with a specific age group in mind. They are only available to our patrons who are entering that grade in the fall or that current age from our younger patrons. Each Take and Make kit has a limited amount. They are first come, first served. We will start handing them out at 9 a.m. through our contactless curbside pickup. There is no reserving a kit.
Multi-Library Geocaching Competition
June 1-Aug. 15
Library patrons are invited to use clues and geographic coordinates to find hidden geocaches at participating area libraries. Geocache is a global treasure hunt that people of all ages can participate in. For each cache you find at a participating library you earn a prize drawing ticket for chance to win a $25 Gift Card. This year is completely contactless. Scan the QR code hidden at each library for a chance to enter the drawing.
Hey kids! Do you have any questions for our librarians? They can be serious questions like ‘what’s the tallest mountain in the world’ or silly questions like ‘what’s the librarian’s favorite ice cream.’ If you submit your question, a librarian will answer it through a video! We want to answer your questions, even when you are at home.
Guardians: Please include your email or phone number so that we can let you know when your child’s answer will be posted.
Missing Storytime at the Library? Now you can have Family Storytime from the comfort of your home with our new Family Storytime Kits.
You can read, create, dance, and explore with these themed kits using links to ebooks, online music, crafts, and age-appropriate informational resources!
Learning Resources provided a variety of interactive websites and videos including authors, musicians, museums, and even national parks. From online storytimes to virtual field trips, this collection of resources will provide you with new content to experience in your own home.
The OPPL StoryWalk® is Open!
Located on the outdoor path off of Ravinia Ave., adjacent to Village Center North Pond, the Orland Park Public Library StoryWalk® is a delightful new way to read and enjoy a story.
Pages from a children’s book have been framed and attached to wooden posts which have been installed along the path. Walk and read while enjoying the beautiful outdoors with your friends and family.
The stories will change four times a year, just like the seasons. There will also be fun activity suggestions, book recommendations, and a calendar of events that will rotate with each new book.
This reading adventure has been made possible through the collaboration of the Orland Park Public Library and the Village of Orland Park.
Tumblebooks Ebooks for kids!
Let the Orland Park Public Library help you anytime of the day with your homework needs! We offer 24 hour access to databases that will help you with your homework and projects.