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Oak Park Library

Community is the driver for everything we do. And community collaboration is at the core of our everyday work.

As your public library, we choose to turn outward, create welcoming environments, and...

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Oak Park Weddings

Chicago Wedding Venues: Top Places to Get Married in the Oak Park AreaNamed as one of the top 10 best neighborhoods in the nation, Oak Park has what a lot of couples want for a wedding destination...

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Top 12 Holiday Happenings

From festive lights festivals to dazzling flower shows, here are 12 wintry ways to celebrate the holiday season in the Oak Park AreaThe Oak Park Area is buzzing with community-driven activities...

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Oak Park on a Budget

These 11 free offerings make it easy to explore Oak Park on a budgetConveniently located within a short drive, CTA ride, or Metra train from downtown Chicago, the Oak Park area is a popular getaway...

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Oak Park Instagram Spots

Top 10 Instagram-Worthy Spots in the Oak Park AreaThe Oak Park area, situated just 10 miles west of Chicago, is as picturesque as the city for different reasons. Notable prairie-style architecture a...

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New Years Eve Guide

The best places to dine, drink, and celebrate in the Oak Park AreaFrom beer flights at buzzy new breweries and live blues tunes in storied venues to upscale dinners at intimate eateries and...

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Brunch Spots

Top Brunch Spots in the Oak Park AreaArguably one of the finest English dining trends to gain traction in the US, brunch is a genius meal—a combination of breakfast and lunch where unique culinary...

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Illinois Made

The Illinois Office of Tourism created the “Illinois Made” program in 2016 to spotlight and promote the people, products and authentic, locally loved experiences throughout the state. This year five...

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Oak Park's Marvelous Mini Murals

Since 2010, the Oak Park Area Arts Council has been working toward their long range goal “to intersperse colorful public art where possible along the entire length of the railroad from Harlem Avenue...

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