Get a Museum PassWhite Oak Library District participates in programs that provide our library card holders with free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.
Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.
To get a pass, log in with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. You can have two active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservation(s) if unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation.
For more information, visit the Explore More Illinois homepage.
White Oak Library District participates in the Museum Adventure Pass Program. You need to have a White Oak Library District library card in good standing to check out passes. Passes are limited to adult patrons in good standing, with a limit of one pass per family. Passes are good for one week from checkout. You must check out passes in person at the Circulation Desk at any branch. Please see the Circulation Desk for more information.
We're excited to partner with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to offer free tickets to their 2021–2022 season performances. White Oak Library District library cardholders in good standing can check out one concert pass redeemable for two tickets (student and/or adult) at the IPO box office. Simply stop by our Information Desk to pick up a concert pass today! All performances are held in Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights.
Please note: IPO kindly requests that a patron household reserve a pass no more than twice per concert season. Passes are first-come, first-served, while supplies last, and cannot be placed on hold. For more information, download the IPO brochure.
IPO PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Copland, Ewazen, & Price
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Oboe & Yoshihisa Arai, Choreographer
Price: Andante Moderato from String Quartet in G major
Ewazen: Down a River of Time
Copland: Appalachian Spring
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet
Mozart & Beethoven
Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Naomi Bensdorf Frisch, Oboe, Trevor O’Riordan, Clarinet, Erin Kozakis, Bassoon & Lee Shirer, Horn
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Winds
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Howard Blake’s The Snowman & Other Holiday Favorites
Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor
Still, Bologne, & Dvořák
Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor & Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
Still: Mother and Child
Bologne: Violin Concerto in G major
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “New World”
Ravel, Abels, & Thomas
Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor & Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Abels: Frederick’s Fables
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Thomas: Gwendolyn Brooks Settings
World Premiere Co-commission with Anima-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus and text featuring Bronzeville Boys & Girls
Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, Azusa Tashiro, Violin & Jacob Hanegan, Cello
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5 & 6, Double Concerto & Symphony No. 2
Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Stilian Kirov, Conductor, William Wolfram, Piano & Martha Horst, Composer-In-Residence
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 75/79