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Oak Park Public Library

834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1398
+1 708-383-8200
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Fantastic

The best library in the area, it’s amazing what 40% of tax money can do. Four floors of books... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
GriffinKelley
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Oak Park, Illinois
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Beautiful building, well run library

Love that they auto-renew books now and don’t charge late fees.. Pretty building and well supplied... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Mark37Chicago
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834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1398
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The best library in the area, it’s amazing what 40% of tax money can do. Four floors of books, artifacts and more. Just outside there’s a park to sit and read in and inside there are many places to hang out and read as well....More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Love that they auto-renew books now and don’t charge late fees.. Pretty building and well supplied and funded with the very high property taxes in Oak Park. Some people complain about the large numbers of homeless people in the library, but they have never bothered...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I find myself at the Oak Park library at least once a month. I am either with the grandkids, attending a SCBWI meeting or just looking for books for myself. The staff is always helpful.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Anytime you want to treat yourself with books, videos, etc. you will get the best service at the Oak Park Public Library. Not only they have a large collection of everything, but also it has very pleasant sitting areas to read.

Thank Ara T
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I use the Oak Park library frequently and love it. I read, tutor and study at the library. The staff is always helpful and I am treated with respect. Can't beat the Oak Park Public Library.

Thank Jo-Ellyn D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Oak Park Public Library is excellent, with a multitude of in-person and online services and programs. Service is uniformly excellent and the institution strives to meet the needs of a diverse community in this day of rapidly changing information technology. I particularly like the...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of choices in books, video, and resource material. The space is beautiful and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful

Thank Shirley M
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great library with multiple resources for locals and tourists. They also have a nice computer room and some study rooms that are excellent for small groups up to 4-5. I love this library.

Thank Fabiola B
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Fun place to get children's books and hang out with the kids. Very nice staff. Easy parking and next to beautiful park.

Thank latinvoxlisa
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great cities, villages, towns, etc. can be judged by their libraries. The main library and the smaller branches are a gem to our township. We visit the library all the time. Besides the book selections and such, the programs they offer are excellent. I love...More

Thank Melissa T
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