Title Suggestion Lists, Built by Oak Park Librarians

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So long, ‘Sunday Scaries’!

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy You may know it by another name—"Sunday blues," "Monday dread," just good ol' general anxiety—but apparently, there are a whole lot of us who suffer ...
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The 2023 Booker Prize Longlist

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Photograph by the Booker Prizes. The UK’s most prestigious literary award, The Booker Prize is awarded annually to the best novel of the year written ...
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‘Fourth Wing’: Waiting for it? Loved it? Try these titles!

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná I love how much our community uses the library. Sometimes that means waiting for the hottest titles, especially when they get TikTok famous. Don’t fret! ...
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Celebrity book club round-up, August 2023

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná 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 ...
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Learn for the fun of it: How-to, hobby & craft books, magazines & more

Develop a new skill, dive deep into a hobby you love, or expand your knowledge on a topic you've always wanted to explore with these how-to books and resources our ...
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We suggest: Our favorite Book Club Kits

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Did you know the library has a curated section of Book Club Kits? These are pre-assembled bags with 10 copies of the same popular title, ...
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Get the most from adult summer reading

By Rose Barnes, Health & Senior Services Librarian It’s July, and summer is in full swing! If you’re like me you might relish the longer days and warm summer nights ...
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Throwback summer blockbusters

By Collection Management Librarian Andrea Some of the best things about summer are the beaches, outdoor events, and, of course, cooling off in a movie theater. Why not recreate that ...