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Irish Tales & Tunes with author Mary Pat Kelly

Author Mary Pat Kelly

Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m.

Author Mary Pat Kelly shares tales from her new novel, Of Irish Blood, with music by Catherine O’Connell and refreshments. More information here.

Books available for purchase and signing by author.

Frederick Douglass from Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City

Frederick Douglass

February 6–March 6


This national traveling exhibition features historic information and photos to explore slavery and abolition through one of the most famous men in 19th century America. Display: North end of second floor.

Events and suggested reading

Chocolate Party

Chocolate Party

Saturday, February 28 at 2 p.m.
Age: 6th-12th grade


Valentine’s has come and gone, but who’s tired of chocolate? Come out to the library for this delicious event where we’ll play games like “guess that chocolate bar,” “M&M color wars,” “chocolate Pictionary” and “Oreo tower race.” Of course, there will be plenty of opportunities to win (and eat!) more chocolate!

Read to Succeed

Read to Succeed: Chicago Wolves Reading Program

January 3-February 28
K-Grade 8

Read 20 minutes a day between January 3-February 28 and enter a drawing for a Chicago Wolves prize. Register online or in person and pick up your reading log in Youth Services. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. when a Chicago Wolves player will visit OPPL.

Writers Group for Adults

Writers Group for Adults

Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m.


Have your novel, short story, nonfiction, article, poetry, reviewed by an open group for adults.

Overdrive and Zinio

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.