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Borrow from a selection of nearly 10 million titles from 90 area libraries. Search now »

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Get ebooks, digital audiobooks, movies, TV shows, magazines, and music on your smart phone, tablet, or mobile device. Download the apps »

Magazines & newspapers

Search the library’s entire periodical collection and access digital newspapers. Explore now »

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Explore highlights of books, audiobooks, movies, and music. See what our librarians are loving »

New arrivals

Our librarians curate unique digital lists by topic and genre. See what’s new and trending »

Personal recommendations

What should your read next? Get unique titles recommended by our librarians just for you »

Kids’ reading lists

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More collections

Art in the library

The library’s permanent art collection is curated to engage our multicultural community with works that are challenging, intriguing, and enduring. View the 30 works of art »

Local history

The library plays a critical role in archiving and supporting local history. Explore genealogy and archival resources »

New! Memory Kits

Memory kits are designed to be used to inspire conversation and build stronger connections with people experiencing memory loss. Learn more, place a hold »

Multicultural Collection

Thousands of items—artifacts, traditional clothing, games, books, posters, music, and films from around the world—can be checked out. Find great learning resources focused on diversity, world cultures »

Oak Park Creates

This unique and growing collection features books, movies, and music from local creators. Submit your work, check out the collection »

Oak Park Oral History Project

This new digital library initiative captures and shares local oral histories through an online collection. Listen, submit your own history »

Special Collections

These specific cultural and heritage collections reflect the unique values and enduring legacies of Oak Park. Explore the collections »

Transgender Resource Collection

This unique collection  serves transgender people and everyone seeking information, including employers, medical providers, allies, friends, and family. Browse the collection »

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