Honoring Native American Heritage Month

Your public library is here to connect you with books, videos, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Native American heritage all year long. This commemorative month was officially designated as Native American Heritage Month by the U.S. Congress in 1990. More: nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov »

Currently on display in the Main Library Idea Box

Watch a video, explore the Multicultural Collection

In this Multicultural Collection video, Miss Juanta has a land acknowledgment to share, and her friend Patsy Lucius has wonderful stories and facts to share about her culture, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe of present-day Utah and Colorado.

Native American artifacts, traditional clothing, books, and music, all available for checkout in our Multicultural Collection.

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Visit the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Use your Oak Park Public Library card to request a Museum Adventure Pass to the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston. A pass admits two people for free for regular museum admission.

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Discover online resources

Use your Oak Park library card and PIN to access:

  • American Indian History (for adults and teens): Get fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups.
  • PebbleGo Next (for grades 3-5): Explore American Indian history with informational articles featuring engaging multimedia, interactive lessons and games, and literacy supports for students of all abilities.

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