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Our plan to reintroduce services, reopen buildings

Navigating COVID-19 together As we share information about COVID-19, here's information about how your public library is continuing to serve you during this pandemic. Questions? ...
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Coronavirus and your public library

Our plan to reopen » Digital library » Instant access » COVID-19 testing sites near Oak Park Here is a list of COVID-19 testing sites ...
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The Refugees on pastel-colored boards

Many Voices, Many Stories: Spotlight on ‘The Refugees’

Oak Park’s all-virtual summer reading program for adults and teens, Many Voices, Many Stories, features six unique titles connected through one common theme: immigration. This ...
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Six weeks into summer reading: ‘Kids are blowing us away’

Our prize fairies have been busy delivering summer reading beads all over Oak Park! We've already given out more than 11,000 beads and plan to ...
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Book covers: Red, White & Royal Blue, The Bride Test, Something to Talk About, Royal Holiday, Love Her or Lose Her, Girl Gone Viral

Cover stories: Romance novels with illustrated covers to pique your interest

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Illustrated covers have become a trend for contemporary romance novels. They're cute, expressive, and can be drawn to fit ...
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