World War I and America is a major initiative involving public programs in all fifty states, a traveling exhibition, a multimedia website, and the publication of an anthology of writings by Americans who experienced World War I.
The initiative is made possible in part by a grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities. Click here to see more.
2017 Magazine Giveaway
April 10 - April 14 at 9 a.m.
Join us in the lobby as we celebrate National Library Week with a magazine giveaway of all last year's magazines. No reserves or requests taken.
Presidential Marriages and Romances
Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m.
This one-hour program will offer an entertaining look at the marriages, romances, and love lives of the Presidents.
While some of the most famous Presidents will be covered, this program will also emphasize some of the lesser-known Presidents while discussing the successes and failures of their marriages.
White House weddings will be covered, as will the lives of Presidents behind the scenes.
New Financial Planning Online Database
Financial Ratings Series Online has replaced the previous financial planning database the library had offered, Morningstar Independent Investment Research.
Financial Rating Series Online combines the strength of Weiss Ratings and The Street Ratings to offer library patrons one reliable source for independent ratings and financial planning tools at no cost to Orland Park Public Library cardholders. See all the databases the library offers at orlandparklibrary.org/ors.htm.
On the Consolidated Election ballot, April 4, 2017 there will be three seats on the seven-member Orland Park Public Library board up for election. Candidacy information for those considering running is available on the following website: State of Illinois Candidate’s Guide.
The seats are six-year terms. Petitions must be filed between December 12-19, 2016.
Candidates must file their petitions at the Clerk's Office of the Village of Orland Park.
Orland Park Public Library board meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month.
For information contact the library, 708-428-5203.