Friends of the Library

Philip Karpik, President
Anne Vekich, Vice-President
Roberta Petz, Secretary Frankett Kral, Treasurer Janet Baar, Editor

PO Box 3131
Oak Brook, IL  60522-3131

Phone: 630.368.7737

Marilyn Darnall
Donna Franklin
Glen Glista
Peter Noronha
Mary Ann Nunez


Every member of the Friends plays a vital role in supporting the Oak Brook Public Library, one of our community’s most valuable resources. By joining us, you can share in this commitment… and in many of the benefits of membership. It is easy and rewarding to become a member of the Friends of the Oak Brook Public Library. To become a member, fill out the annual application form and return it to the Friends.

As a Friend of the Library, you will receive membership benefits:
  •     Free admission to Book Sale Previews
  •     One free unmarked book at the Book Sale
  •     Civic pride and satisfaction in supporting your local library

Annual Dues and Used Book Sale Proceeds provide:
  •     Two Evergreen musical concerts
  •     Plastic bags for items checked out
  •     Publishing and mailing Friends newsletter, Footnotes
  •     Rewards for children and adults reading programs
  •     Library programming for children and adults

Membership application forms are available in the Library or download the membership application here.

Contributions:  Donor Tree Giving
As of December 1, 2007, with the dissolution of the Oak Brook Public Library Foundation, the Friends organization assumed responsibility for accepting major donations for special Library projects. Donations made through this program are ongoing, needed and encouraged. Contributions are publicly recognized on the Donor Tree in the Library when the established giving levels are met.Download the donor response card here.

Evergreen Family Concert

Sunday, October 25 at 3 pm
Oak Brook Public Library Meeting Room

Musician TBA

Reservations not required
Seating opens at 2:15 pm and is limited to the first 120 people

Used Book Sale
The next Book Sale will take place April 21-23, 2016 in the Friends' Meeting Room. Call (630) 368-7737 or click here for more information.

Donations for the Sale accepted at the Library through March 31, 2016.

Silent Book Auction
The Winter Used Book Auction of Fine Used and Rare Books begins October 5, 2015!

Click here for the full list of books and bid prices from the Spring 2015 Auction.

The Winter Used Book Auction will run through November 28, 2015.