Welcome! Many Recipes, Many Stories is an anthology of recipes gathered and shared by the members of the Oak Park community in conjunction with the Many Voices, Many Stories summer reading series. Recipes, especially those passed down through generations, build connections and a sense of community. Please share your recipes and browse through the collection.

Submission Rules

Sharing your recipe is a free and easy process.

Anyone can submit a recipe (or recipes!) at any time.

As your public library, our goal is to build a wide range of experiences that reflect Oak Park’s uniqueness, connectedness, and diversity.

Personal anecdotes featuring collective cultural wisdom and treasured local experiences are most welcome with the recipe.

How do I get started?

Before you submit your recipe, please be sure it is:

  • An original work to which you own the rights.
  • PDF, ePub2, ePub3, jpg, png, gif files.