The Acorn Public Library District is located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago and serves a population of almost 38,000 in the communities of Oak Forest, Crestwood, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Orland Hills, and Midlothian. It provides books, programming, audiovisual materials, music, electronic databases, and computer use for its patrons.
ACORN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
15624 South Central Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452-3204
The Board of Trustees meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room on the upper level. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED! A schedule of regular board meetings for 2014 is available here.
Acorn Public Library District provides public access to books, digital resources, public programs and gathering spaces. The Library acts as a vital, inspiring and responsive center of lifelong learning that meets the educational, recreational, cultural, and informational needs of its diverse community.
We Believe in:
RespectWe are courteous and kind to all of our patrons and to each other.
InnovationWe anticipate and embrace change in order to respond to the needs of the community.
A Welcoming EnvironmentWe provide an attractive, safe space for patrons and employees.
Good StewardshipWe use our resources efficiently, responsibly and effectively.
ExcellenceWe combine our expertise with creativity and passion when serving our patrons.
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Acorn Public Library has 25 total employees. Eight employees are full-time and 17 are part-time.
Illinois Public Act 97-0609 states that, “an IMRF employer must post the total compensation package for each employee receiving a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 a year.” At the current time, the Acorn Public Library District does not have any employees that fall within the scope of this act. Should this change, the Library will post the total compensation package of any applicable employees here.