Show off the smartest card in your wallet - your Oak Park library card

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By Oak Park Public Library

Celebrate library card sign-up month by taking part in the second annual "Love Your Library! Show Your Card!" campaign, every day this September. Simply show your Oak Park Public Library card at any of our partner businesses for a special offer (some restrictions apply).

Thanks to our partnering businesses! Visit for individual offers.

A Matter of Style Salon and Day Spa
Anthony Peter Salon
Artisans & Crafters Unique Boutique of the Oak Park Women's Exchange
The Book Table
Careful Peach Boutique
Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest
Dressel's Hardware
Eastlake Chiropractic
Fannie May
Green Home Experts
Greenline Wheels, L3C
Kim Collins Studio
Klay Oven
Magic Tree Bookstore
Marion Street Cheese Market
O Joy! Kids Consignment
One Stop Comics
Pieritz Bros. Inc. Office Supplies
Ten Thousand Villages
Val's halla Records
Venus Hair Studio
Visit Oak Park! Gift Shop
Winberie's Restaurant

Need a card? Oak Park Public Library cards are free to Oak Park residents of any age. To get your card, visit the library (with photo ID and proof of Oak Park residency, like a utility bill or mail postmarked in the past three months) or apply online at Parents/guardians must sign the application form for children and teens under 18 and show proof of Oak Park residency.

Your Oak Park Public Library card can be used to check out books, ebooks, audiobooks, movies, video games, music, and magazines, and to use our online subscription-based resources (like Consumer Reports, Mango Languages, and Morningstar Investment Research Center). Your library card number is needed to check out materials, use the self checkout, and to use our computers or laptops. Memorize your number, store it in your phone, or bring your card when you visit the library.

More ways to share your library love:

  • Stop by our Main Library Idea Box and strike a pose with your card, using our fun backdrops and accessories.
  • Post a photo of you and your card with one reason you love the library, and tag our Facebook Page in the photo. You'll then be entered in our "Share the Love" random drawing giveaway for a chance to win a $25 Downtown Oak Park gift certificate. Liking us on Facebook or adding us to your Page's favorites will make it easier for you to tag us.
  • Tell us your story. With more than 100 years of helping Oak Park learn and grow, we love to hear how the library has made a difference in your life. Have a story to tell? Visit

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