Friends of the Library


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
  • 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

The Friends host two Evergreen Concerts every year; in May and October. Please check the Special Events page for the most current concert information.

Used Book Sale

The next Book Sale will take place April 21-23, 2016 in the Friends' Meeting Room. Call (630) 368-7737 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 has begun! Click here for the full list of books and the current bid prices. Bid will be accepted until noon on Saturday, December 3.