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These DVD's are on sale year-round at the second floor service desk for $10.00 each.  You may pay by cash or check made payable to: Oak Lawn Community Library Foundation.     


Local History DVD's


1967 Oak Lawn Tornado 40th Anniversary:

Where were you when the devastating tornado ripped through Oak Lawn on April 21st, 1967?  This narrated 27-minute DVD slide show features photographs, video clips, and a live sound recording of that deadly storm from the library's Local History collection. 

2009 Village of Oak Lawn Centennial:

Remember the Village of Oak Lawn Centennial for years to come!  This 52-minute commemorative DVD slide show features an informative narrative with photos, sound recordings, and video clips of historic figures, 95th Street, Round-Up Days and the 1967 Tornado.  Learn about the first 100 years of Oak Lawn's growth and development! 

1967 Oak Lawn Tornado 40th Anniversary Open Mic: Do you remember that fateful day?  This two-hour DVD features the first-hand experiences of 1967 tornado survivors.  Twenty-four individuals came forth to share their memories at an open mic forum held at the Oak Lawn Public Library on Sunday, April 22, 2007.  History Alive: Preserving the Buildings of Oak Lawn's Past: Learn about the village's many historic schools, homes, and churches in this 46-minute DVD slide show!  The presentation features an informative narrative, photos, and sound clips that cover thirteen different locations such as the Keyhole House, Trinity Lutheran Church, Covington School, and more!   



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