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Get cozy for autumn

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná When the weather starts to turn and the air gets crisp, we pull out our sweaters, socks, and blankets. We ...
/ Authors & Books, Older Adults, We Suggest
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Library Card Sign-Up Month: New ways to use your library

By Health & Senior Services Librarian Rose Barnes Happy September! I hope you’re enjoying the slow cool down from summer and are ready to put ...
/ Older Adults
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50 years of hip hop: How we celebrated

Hip hop is more than music and dance, says Director of Equity & Anti-Racism Stephen Jackson. "It is culture. It permeates every fabric of American ...
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30 things to do with little ones this fall

Fall is festive and fun for families! Your public library and the Collaboration for Early Childhood have curated activities, events, and resources for you and ...
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‘Won’t you be my neighbor?’ Videos & activities for early learners

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris “You've made this day a special day, by just your being you. There's no person in the whole world like ...
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Tech Tips: How to use the scanner at the library

By Health & Senior Services Librarian Rose Barnes Did you know? You can scan documents for free at any Oak Park library location. Scan equipment ...
/ Digital Learning, Tech Tips

Welcome to your library, new cardholders!

September is #LibraryCardSignUpMonth. Let's give a warm Oak Park welcome to our new library cardholders! Every Oak Park resident, student, teacher, daycare provider, and business ...
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Hispanic Heritage books, events, videos & more

Your public library is here to connect you with books, events, learning experiences, and online resources that celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture this month and ...

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