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Books displayed on a table: "Crown: Ode to a Fresh Cut," "Little Fox in the Forest," and "Windows."

Our picks for best children’s titles 2018

Each year, our Children's Services team loves to reflect (and vote!) on their personal picks for best titles in the world of children's literature. The ...
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Kids playing with coding toys

Learning in action at Code Fest

On Wednesday, January 17, more than 200 community members attended the inaugural Oak Park Code Fest, a collaborative event put together by Oak Park Public ...
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/ Digital Learning, Kids
Lake Street Under Snow, 1894

Bringing local history into the 21st century

To better preserve and provide access to Oak Park’s history and local content, in 2017 we made some updates to our Special Collections. "I feel ...
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/ Special Collections
100 Percent College and Career Ready

New college and career readiness initiative launches at the library

Institute of Museum and Library Services awards $150,000 grant to deliver new college and career readiness initiative The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library ...
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/ Teens

Socktober: Small act, big difference

Did you know socks are consistently among the most requested items at homeless shelters? All October, we're collecting new pairs at all library locations to ...
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