Honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage: Books, an in-library display, videos & more

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage

Your public library is here to connect you with books, online resources, and learning experiences that honor Asian Pacific American history and culture all year long. On this page, you can: Browse: Curated title suggestions for all ages. Attend: Upcoming in-person events. Experience: A special exhibit on display in the Main Library Idea Box (coming … Read more

Idea Box: Ramadan Around the World on display through April 30

Ramadan display in the Idea Box

Ramadan Mubarak! Throughout the month of Ramadan, view a beautiful collection of what brings together Muslims from different parts of the world, presented to you in collaboration with Dima Ali, community member and founder of Being Different. Every year, Muslims around the world celebrate Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and the holy month … Read more

Celebrating Arab American Heritage: Books, a video & more learning experiences

Celebrating Arab American Heritage

Your public library is here to connect you with books, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Arab American history and culture all year long. On this page, you can: Browse: Title suggestions for all ages. Celebrate: Ramadan with books and a craft and a special Idea Box display at the Main Library, and a … Read more

Honoring Women’s History Month: Books, experiences & more

Celebrating Women's History

Your public library is here to connect us with each other through books, resources, and experiences that celebrate women’s history. On this page, you can: Browse: Title suggestions for all ages. Experience: A kids scavenger hunt in the library. Learn & play: With videos and activities for early learners. Attend: Programs via Zoom and in the … Read more

Connecting you to Black history

Celebrating Black History

Your public library is here to connect us with each other through books, resources, and experiences that celebrate Black history and culture. On this page, you can: Watch: “My Black History” as community members give a glimpse of our culture beyond our neighborhoods. Find: Fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Experience: A special exhibit … Read more

Holidays Around the World

A collage of library staff and family members celebrating the holidays

Our annual event is virtual! Library staff members have recorded videos and written stories to share their holiday traditions and memories with you, plus there are fun books, crafts, games, videos, and more for families to explore. Want more? Try these activities View an in-library display: Throughout December, see a special Holidays Around the World … Read more

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

Idea Box

Your public library is here to connect you with books, videos, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Native American heritage all year long. This commemorative month was officially designated as Native American Heritage Month by the U.S. Congress in 1990. More: nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov » Currently on display in the Main Library Idea Box North American, Lakota, … Read more

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month: Find videos, books, online resources & more

Hispanic Heritage Month

Your public library is here to connect you with books, videos, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Hispanic heritage all year long. On this page, you can: Watch Multicultural and Spanish language virtual learning videos. Browse suggested books for adults, teens, and kids, all hand-selected by our librarians. Log in with your Oak Park card … Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: East Asian creators & stories

Book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this week we are celebrating by sharing stories written by East Asian authors. East Asian creators & stories Second Sister by Ho-Kei Chan Why you should try it: A smart and twisty suspense novel that also shines a light on the … Read more

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