Oak Park Oral History Project

About This Project

The Oak Park Oral History Project is an anthology oral histories, shared stories, conversations, and interviews featuring members of the Oak Park community. Stories connect us and help build community. Listen to these community stories and feel free to share one of your own at oppl.org/oral-history


Submission Guidelines

Sharing Your Content

Additional Information

Sharing your story is a free and easy process.

  • Anyone can submit a story (or stories!) 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.

How do I get started?

Before you submit your story, please be sure it is an original work to which you own the rights.

File Types Accepted

MP3, MP4