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Emerging Leaders Network

‘Catalyst’ grant connects mentors with youth bound for college and career

As an 18-month grant-funded initiative to empower youth for college and career builds to a finish at the Main Library, those involved are calling it ...
Library Assistant checks in books at the front desk of the Main Library

Investing in our greatest resources

To better serve our community, now and into the future, we routinely commit to investing in two of Oak Park's two greatest assets: library staff ...
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Weather Forecast

Library to close at 6 pm Tuesday, all day Wednesday

Due to the National Weather Service's forecast and wind chill watch—in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning—all library buildings will close at 6 pm ...
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Family using tablets

Host a kids’ remote learning day

Turn any day into a "learn from home" day with these fun, educational remote learning resources for kids. Login requires an Oak Park Public Library ...
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Chess Club Champs With Luis Tubens

Chess Champs: Challenging young minds

Poet Luis Tubens has been working with young people at the Main Library since January 2017. That’s when he became the library’s first artist in ...
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