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We suggest: 2020 gift guide

Looking for gift ideas for this holiday season? Find books for everyone on your list with these suggestions from our librarians! For adults | For ...
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Let’s work together to keep each other safe

Here are ways we are working together to keep each other safe and well. Find specifics in our internal Safer Working Guide for Staff » ...
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Miss Shelley

Virtual learning & fun for early learners: Fun in the snow? Say it ain’t so

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris I’m one of those odd ducks who loves winter and snow and is excited to get this season started. I ...
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Harwood Public Innovators Lab launches December 1

Can 26 people from 12 different Oak Park organizations unite to create positive change within our community? That’s the goal for the new Oak Park ...
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Virtual learning & fun for early learners: New words, new stories

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris This holiday season is not at all what any of us had planned on. For most of us, celebrations will ...
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