We suggest: Celebrity book club round-up, August 2021

Celebrity Book Clubs: Read with the Stars

by Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Since Oprah’s first book club pick in 1996, we have been reading as the celebrities do, falling in love with, or hating, characters with our fellow book club readers. Book clubs offer an opportunity to be in community with others, even if we’re not together in person.  Other celebrities … Read more

Best of 2021 (so far): Kids books & picture books

Best of 2021 (so far) Kids Books & Picture Books

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021 (so far)! We just couldn’t wait until the end of the year to share the titles our library staff loved so far in 2021, so you’ll find our favorite kids books and pictures books on this page. Or browse more using the links below. Adult fiction & nonfiction | … Read more

Black Music Month: Pride edition

Album covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph As we close out June, we also remember that in addition to Pride Month, it is Black Music Month. Enjoy these contemporary and classic sounds from Black queer musicians. Albums honoring Black Music Month & Pride Month Please note: All catalog links will direct you to our new beta … Read more

We suggest: LGBTQ+ romance novels

LGTBQ+ romance novel covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph It’s Pride Month. And love is in the air in these Pride romance novels! LGBTQ+ romance novels Please note: All catalog links will direct you to our new beta catalog. Learn more » How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole Why you should try it: What do a … Read more

June is Pride Month: Find books, virtual activities, online resources & more

Pride Month

Your public library is here to connect you with books, virtual programs, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community all year long. On this page, you can: Browse suggested movies and books for adults, teens, and kids, all hand-selected by our librarians. Log in with your Oak Park card and PIN to … Read more

We Suggest: Rainbow Book Month

LGTBQ+ fiction book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph In addition to being Pride Month, the American Library Association, and the Rainbow Roundtable have designated June as Rainbow Book Month. It is a celebration of LGBTQ+ stories, and you can find some recent favorites below! Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, virtual activities, online resources, and … Read more

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