What’s trending: National Book Awards 2019

Collage of book covers of National Book Awards 2019 winners and finalists

Check out the 2019 National Book Awards winners and our read-alike titles, suggested by Oak Park’s fantastically well-read librarians! The National Book Awards were established in 1950 to celebrate the best writing in America. Learn more about how the awards work from the National Book Foundation » Fiction winner Trust Exercise by Susan Choi & … Read more

Need holiday cooking inspiration? We can help!

Cookbooks on shelf

It’s the most delicious time of the year! Holiday cooking and baking season is finally here. Find new recipes and get inspired with title suggestions from our foodie librarians, digital cookbooks, and the latest issues of food and cooking magazines. Our favorite holiday cookbooks Our librarians have picked their most-loved cookbooks to help you prepare … Read more

What’s trending, what we suggest for October

Book covers for Hyde by Daniel Levine, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie, The Divorce Paper by Susan Rieger, The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick, Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer, Exercise for Mood and Anxiety by Michael W. Otto, The Mindful Way for a Good Night's Sleep by Trivia Cover, All My Colors by David Quantick

Wondering what to read or watch next? We’ve got you covered with selections handpicked by our librarians! Check out our top picks for October: If you’re looking for a good scare: Horror titles New! Subscribe to receive horror title suggestions bi-monthly in your inbox » If you’re feeling voyeuristic: Epistolary novels (told through diaries or … Read more

What’s trending, what we suggest for September

Book covers for What to Say to Get Your Way by John Boswell, Dial Down the Drama by Colleen O'Grady, What the F by Benjamin Bergen, This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison, What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons, The Adulterants by Joe Dunthorne, Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Wondering what to read or watch next? We’ve got you covered with selections handpicked by our librarians! Check out our top picks for September: For when you *can’t even*: belated coming-of-age novels In support of the freedom to read: banned or challenged books For when you’re not sure what to say: people and communication titles … Read more

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