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Daring Greatly Audiobook on phone with set of headphones plugged in

Tech Tips: How to listen to audiobooks in Libby

By Digital Learning Librarian John Gargiulo In an earlier Tech Tips post, I shared tips and tricks on how to read ebooks and digital magazines ...
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/ Digital Learning, Tech Tips
Library staff celebrating the holidays

Holidays Around the World

Our annual event is virtual! Library staff members have recorded videos and written stories to share their holiday traditions and memories with you, plus there ...
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Hands drumming

Bomba music: Videos, books & more at-home activities for grade schoolers

By Children's Librarian José Cruz Welcome everyone! Today we will briefly explore a pillar of Puerto Rican cultural expression known as Bomba. We will learn ...
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Book covers of the National Book Award 2021 winners: Hell of a Book, All That She Carried, Floaters: Poems, Winter in Sokcho, Last Night at the Telegraph Club

We suggest: National Book Awards 2021

Check out the 2021 National Book Awards winners and our readalike title suggestions, curated by Oak Park's fantastically well-read librarians! The National Book Awards were ...
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Thank you for your generosity this Socktober!

Librarian Genevieve Grove (left) delivers Socktober donations to Housing Forward offices in Maywood in November. AmeriCorps Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator Sarah Catalano is pictured ...
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/ Building Community, Featured Home, Impact

Anti-Racism Resource Challenge

Track your progress on this self-guided reading program for adults and high schoolers »

Virtual programs

Register now in Zoom! Let’s connect through virtual programs »

Program proposal

Have a suggestion or an idea for a program at the library? We want to hear it »


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