Spotlight on Display

The Orland Park Public Library takes pride in hosting local artists, unique collections, and historical exhibits in our museum quality gallery space and display cases.

Below is a full schedule of our upcoming exhibits.

Lobby Display Case

  • September-October:
    Pate Conaway: Found Object Sculptures
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  • November-December:
    Mary Lynn Maloney
    Visual Display Inspired by the Derek Walcott quote “I Read, I Travel, I Become”

Center Display Case

  • September:
    Polish Blue Army Display
    The Blue Army (Błękitna Armia) was formed in 1917 by a large cohort of volunteer Polish expatriates from North America.
    The volunteers played an important role in turning the tide of World War I in favor of the allied forces upon their arrival on
    the Western Front in France. In this display, you will see original artifacts from this tumultuous period of history.
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  • October:
    David Westlund: Marionettes
    A collection of marionettes handmade by Peter Puppet Playthings.
    These puppets depict Disney characters, fairy tales, and marionettes from the Howdy Doody television program.
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  • November:
    Sandi Kiligen: Winter-themed Drawings and Illustrations
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  • December:
    Rankin-Bass Display

Free Standing Display Case

  • September-October:
    Ariane Radcliff: Acrylic Paintings
    In conjunction with the BLM: A Child’s Vision display, artist Ariane Radcliff exhibits her related paintings
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  • November-December:
    American Islamic Association
    A collection of items highlighting Islamic civilization and its contributions to the world.

NASA Display Case

  • September:
    Magazines and Newspapers
    Clippings, articles, and covers depicting NASA
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  • October:
    Photography, Certificates, and Memorabilia
    Photographs of astronauts, flight certifications, and miscellaneous NASA trinkets
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  • November-December:
    Photography, Certificates, and Memorabilia