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

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Your digital library

An overview of our growing digital collection of ebooks and audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, magazines, newspapers, and online resources for research and learning. Your digital library »

Stream & download books, movies, music, and more

Get specifics on how to read, watch, listen, and learn from anywhere. Stream and download books, movies, music, and more »


Search the periodical collection, print and digital. Magazines »


Thousands of digital newspapers from around the world. Newspapers »

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Having trouble finding an item in our catalog? Request we purchase a title »


We Suggest

Wondering what to read, watch, or listen to next? Here’s what We Suggest »

Custom reading lists

What our adult and teen librarians are talking about. Custom reading lists »

Kids reading lists

Created by our Children’s librarians. Kids reading lists »

Personalized recommendations

You tell us what you like to read, we share options. Personalized recommendations »

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Art in the library

Our permanent art collection is one of the biggest public collections in the state. Art in the library »

Beyond books

Borrow all kinds of unique items and custom-built kits. Beyond books »

Local history and genealogy

Local expertise and tools to support your research. Local history and genealogy »

Multicultural Collection

Artifacts, traditional clothing, games, books, posters, music, and films from around the world. Multicultural Collection »

Oak Park Creates

Live or work in Oak Park? Share your work with your library. Oak Park Creates »

Special Collections

Specific cultural and heritage collections reflect Oak Park legacies. Special Collections »

Transgender Resource Collection

Information for everyone: employers, medical providers, allies, friends, and family. Transgender Resource Collection »

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