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More Than a Model: Community members collaborate with us to share cultural heritage

In May, Oak Park residents Pem Hessing, Nicole Sumida, and Yoko Terretta organized a family celebration at the Main Library in honor of Asian American ...
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/ Building Community, Impact, Multicultural

A warm thanks for donating this Socktober

Thank you for your generosity this Socktober! To help fellow community members in need, you donated well over 200 pairs of socks, plus backpacks, toiletries, ...
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The current Main Library building

2020 Library Levy Request

The Board of Library Trustees approved the library’s 2020 budget at its October 2019 meeting, setting clear priorities to address building and IT infrastructure and ...
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Let’s celebrate! 1,000 Books turns 2

Emilia and Camila, ages 6 and 4, finished our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in November. This November, our early literacy program 1,000 Books Before ...
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/ Early Learning, Impact, Kids, Kids & Families

‘Filled with the spirit of unity’: Community members collaborate with us to share cultural heritage

This year's Community Kwanzaa Celebration will be the third one that Oak Park resident Juanta Griffin has organized at the Main Library. Here, Griffin shares ...
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