Oak Park Public Library (Maze Branch)

Oak Park Public Library (Maze Branch) – 845 Gunderson Ave. Last week we checked out the Dole Branch of the Oak Park Public Library, today let's head over to the South Branch, better known as the Maze Branch, renamed so in 1957 after a community librarian. The South Branch originally opened in 1915 in a... Continue Reading →

Oak Park Public Library (Dole Branch)

Oak Park Public Library (Dole Branch) – 255 Augusta St. Recently we headed out west to check out the Dole Branch of the Oak Park Public Library. (Check out our posts profiling the main Oak Park Library and it's connection to Ernest Hemingway). The smallest of the three OPPL branches, the Dole Branch opened in... Continue Reading →

Heirloom Books

Heirloom Books - 6239 N. Clark St. Every morning on my way to work I would pass Heirloom Books on Clark Street in Edgewater and say "I need to go in there sometime." We finally made it and I'm glad we did - it's a charming, winding used bookstore packed with great stuff. Stopping first... Continue Reading →

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