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Oak Park and River Forest High School Library

Library Information


Monday - Thursday: 7:00 am --  5:00 pm 

Fridays:   7:00 am -- 4:30 pm


There are two classrooms available for library instruction -- 3315H and 3315B. Students coming with their classes will report to one of these.

Study Hall

Students have the option of coming to the Library during their designated study halls. Students report to the library and present their current IDs and pass from their study hall teacher.


Students may use the library during their assigned lunch periods. Students should first eat in the lunchroom, and then come to the Library with their current IDs and a pass from their lunch monitor.

Behavior expectations for lunch and study hall students:

  • Please wait until after the first 10 minutes to visit the library.
  • Treat the library as an academic space.
    • Respectful volume
    • Don't move furniture
    • No food
    • Phones silenced
    • Do not sit on the floor
Book Check-out
  • Books are checked out and returned at the circulation desk.
  • Print and digital books check out for 3 weeks.
  • IDs serve as students' library cards.
  • There are no fines, but students will be charged for lost or damaged books.