The Village of Oak Lawn is launching a multi-year project to make needed repairs to our parking garage which will extend the lifespan of the facility.


The garage will remain open during the renovations, however:  Please be advised that certain sections of the garage primarily on the 4TH and 5TH floors will be closed off during the repair work. No Parking signs will be posted. PLEASE ADHERE TO THE SIGNS OR YOU WILL BE TICKETED AND TOWEDTraffic patterns will be maintained, however travel lanes will be shifted with traffic control. While work is occurring there may be some occasional dust created as concrete and joint repairs are being made. 

Temporary additional permit parking for users will be located at:  North side of 96TH St. between 52nd Ave and Cook Ave. South side of Yourell Ave. between 52nd Ave. and Cook Ave. 

The First Phase of Repairs Will Begin on May 1St, and Continue Until Approximately August 15TH, of 2017.

This is the first of two scheduled phases of construction. For questions about the repairs please contact Steve Barrett at


Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

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The purpose of the Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is to prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from natural and man made incidents and events up to and including major disasters. The Oak Lawn EMA accomplishes this by building community partnerships within both the public and private sector, initiating and supporting village-wide preparedness efforts, and keeping the public informed about hazards and protective measures.

Links to other info:

General Weather, Storm Ready Community, and Weather Radios

Winter Weather


Warming Centers

Oak Lawn Public Library
9427 Raymond Avenue.
Mon-Thu 9am-9pm
Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
Oak Lawn Public Library

Oak Lawn Senior Center
5220 W. 105th Street
Mon-Fri 8:30am- 5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
Oak Lawn Senior Center

Oak Lawn Park District Pavilion
9401 Oak Park Avenue
Monday - Thursday 6am-11pm
Friday 6am-10pm
Sat & Sun 7am-10pm
Oak Lawn Pavilion

Oak Lawn Racquet and Fitness Club
10444 South Central
Mon & Wed 6am-11pm
Tue, Thu & Fri 6am-10pm
Sat 7am-9pm
Sun 7am-8pm
Oak Lawn Racquet and Fitness Club


Summer and Heat Advisories



Places that have Air Conditioning 

Hours for Library 
Mon-Thu 9am-9pm
Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

Hours for Pavilion 
Mon, Wed, Fri 6am-10pm
Tue & Thu 6am-11:00pm
Sat & Sun 8am-8pm

Other Severe Weather Preparedness

Flood Clean up Tips

Active Shooter & workplace violence preparedness

General Preparedness


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Oak Lawn EMA on FaceBook    for important updates.


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