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Adults and kids gardening at Maze Branch

Garden with us at Maze Branch starting in April

On Monday, April 22, join us as we dig in for the first full season of the Maze Branch Sensory Garden. Launched last fall with ...
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The pursuit of hope

The following piece by Executive Director David J. Seleb was originally published as a letter to the editor in the March 13 edition of the ...
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/ Adults, Announcements, Featured Home
Teen making stop-motion videos

Teen Tech Week: Make, create & learn at your library

In honor of Teen Tech Week, March 3-9, explore all of the digital resources and services your public library has to offer! Teen tech titles ...
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/ Digital Learning, Grades 6-12
Book covers for Spark Joy by Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, Organized Simplicity by Tsh Oxenreider, The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett, My (Not So) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella, The Wangs Vs. the World by Jade Chang, The Matchmaker's List by Sonya Lalli, We're Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union, Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

What’s trending, what we suggest for March

Wondering what to read or watch next? We’ve got you covered with selections, handpicked by our librarians! This month, cozy up with heartwarming reads, get ...
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/ Authors & Books, We Suggest
Father and son reading at Maze Branch

Sharing 1,000 books: ‘It has been truly special’

Navin doesn't start kindergarten until fall 2020, yet he's already read more than 1,000 books! Committed to the long-term goal of reading together well before ...
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Thank you Whole Foods Market

Bring a bag, support your library

Did you know that reusing your bags at Whole Foods Market means a donation to the Oak Park Public Library? Now through March 31, Whole Foods Market River ...
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OPRF Chamber Women in Business

5 ways libraries support entrepreneurs, small business owners

Did you know your library can be a great business partner? "I don't think a lot of small business owners or entrepreneurs even know what ...
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/ Adults, Careers & Businesses, Impact
Jim Madigan

Celebrating 25 years

How do you say farewell after 25 years of service? With gratitude, lots of hugs, and a few tears. On Sunday, friends, family members, former ...
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