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Happy 120th Birthday, Oak Park! Books by Oak Parkers & local history resources

Happy Birthday, Oak Park! On January 25, 1902, Oak Park, Illinois was officially incorporated as a village. See a copy of the original articles of incorporation » Today, Oak Park ...
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Celebrity Book Clubs: Read with the Stars

We suggest: Celebrity book picks, January 2022

by Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Since Oprah’s first book club pick in 1996, we have been reading as the celebrities do, falling in love with—or hating—characters with our fellow ...
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Honoring MLK Day: Activities, books, resources & more

Honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. as a day on, not a day off on Monday, January 17. Below find title suggestions, online resources, and more to celebrate ...
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Celebrating Betty White: Books, TV shows & more

Betty White was a television powerhouse. With a career that spanned over 70 years and included roles on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland, ...
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New Year, New You 2022: Feel better, do better, play better, age better with fireworks and starburst graphics

We suggest: New year, new you 2022

Happy New Year, Oak Park! Each new year offers a fresh chance to start anew, but after two years of living in a pandemic, committing to a new challenge might ...
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We suggest: Best of 2021 adult fiction & nonfiction

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021, a librarian-curated selection of titles, featuring some of the titles most requested and checked out by Oak Parkers! See our adult fiction and nonfiction ...
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We suggest: Best of 2021 kids & picture books

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021, a librarian-curated selection of titles, featuring some of the titles most requested and checked out by Oak Parkers! See our kids and picture books ...
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We suggest: Best of 2021 teen fiction

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021, a librarian-curated selection of titles, featuring some of the titles most requested and checked out by Oak Parkers! See our teen fiction favorites on ...
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