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Please tell us what you think: Creative Studio Survey

A new makerspace on the Main Library’s third floor is quickly taking shape. And we need your input to make it all it can be ...
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Welcome to your library

September was #LibraryCardSignUpMonth. Let's give a warm Oak Park welcome to these new library cardholders! September sign-up success On average, roughly 200 people a month ...
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Celebrating National Coming Out Day

First celebrated in 1988, National Coming Out Day celebrates "coming out"—living life openly as a member of the LGBTQ community—and raises awareness of the community ...
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Indigenous Peoples Day October 10

Honoring Indigenous Peoples Day

By Kathy Sexton, Collection Management Librarian In 2017, the Village of Oak Park Board of Trustees approved a proclamation declaring the second Monday in October ...
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Tech Tips: Basic digital security: How to create a strong password

By Amy Hofmockel, Digital Learning Librarian It's so important to create strong passwords—and frequently update them—even though most websites have security measures in place to ...
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