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Preparing for Pride Month: Books for kids

By Hal Patnott, Rainbow Services Librarian As the summer approaches, so does Pride Month. In the United States and many other countries around the world, ...
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Adventures with audiobooks

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton By plane, by car, by train, by bus, by bike, by foot...however you travel, an audiobook is a perfect ...
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Celebrating Seniors Week 2023

By Rose Barnes, Health & Senior Services Librarian It’s finally spring! And Celebrating Seniors Week is right around the corner—May 11-18, in fact. If you’re ...
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10 movies that might be better than the books

By Andrea Trejo, Collection Management Librarian Which was better: the book or the movie adaptation? We've all been a part of this discussion at one ...
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Honoring Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander heritage

Your public library is here to connect you with books, online resources, and learning experiences that honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander history ...
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Supporting the freedom to read

All across the United States, there is an unprecedented campaign to censor books in school and public libraries. In March, the American Library Association (ALA) ...
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Highlighting the role libraries play in our lives

Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), National Library Week is a weeklong celebration—held this year April 23-29—to highlight the essential role libraries play in ...
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BingePass: A new way to explore online content on Hoopla

With Hoopla's new BingePass and your Oak Park library card, you can get unlimited streaming for seven days with a single borrow! Let's get started ...
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