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Your Oak Park Public Library card and PIN give you access to the online resources listed here. Have questions? Get answers to FAQs, watch how-to videos, read about your data privacy, and contact us »

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The Vancouver Sun: current (1987-present) »

Current full-text issues of The Vancouver Sun. Read the latest issue »


The Village Voice: online (2017-present) & historical (1993-2010)

Online and historical full-text issues of The Village Voice. Read the latest issue »


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The Wall Street Journal

Find breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.

Full website access

Available in browser on laptop/desktop (access to The Wall Street Journal apps is not available through the library).

How to access from any Oak Park library building (on any library computer or device connected to the library’s WiFi)

  1. Click the link above for “From any Oak Park library building.”
  2. First-time users will be prompted to create an account. See “Create an account” directions below »
    If you have previously created an account, click “SIGN IN” to enter your username and password.
  3. Once you have created an account or signed in, you can enjoy unlimited, full-site access.

How to access from anywhere outside the library

  1. Click the link above for “from anywhere outside the library.”
  2. Enter your Oak Park library card number when prompted.
  3. First-time users will be prompted to create an account. See “Create an account” directions below »
    If you have previously created an account, click “SIGN IN” to enter your username and password.
  4. Once you have created an account and/or signed in, you will receive an email with an instant digital access code that gives you three days of full site access. Once your access expires, return to this page to request another three days of access.

Create an account

  1. Enter your first name, last name, and email address. Your email address will become your username.
  2. Create a password. A password must be 5-15 characters long, contain at least one letter and number, and may not contain spaces, %, £, & or +. You will need to remember this username and password to log in next time.
  3. Complete the form and continue following the instructions above.

Questions? Contact us »

Full-text article access: current (1984-present), online edition (2010-present) & historical (1889-2002)


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The Washington Post

Read the daily newspaper, find breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment, and more.

Full website access

Available on iOSAndroid, Kindle Fire, and in browser on laptop/desktop. Need help? Explore FAQs for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices »

How to access from any Oak Park library building (on any library computer or device connected to the library’s WiFi)

  1. Click the link above for “From any Oak Park library building.”
  2. Enjoy unlimited, full-site access.

How to access from anywhere outside the library

  1. Click the link above for “from anywhere outside the library.”
  2. Enter your Oak Park library card number when prompted.
  3. First-time users will be prompted to create an account. Enter your email address or connect using an existing Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Apple account. If you have previously created an account, enter your email address and password when prompted.
  4. If you created a new account, you will receive an email from The Washington Post with a link to set your password. Click the link in the email and follow the instructions to set a password. You will need to remember this username and password to log in next time.
  5. Once you have created an account and/or signed in, you will have seven days of full access. Once your access expires, return to this page to request another seven days of access.

Questions? Contact us »

Full-text article access: current (1986-present), online (2016-present) & historical (1877-2003)


Toronto Star: current (1985-present)

Current full-text issues of the Toronto Star. Read the latest issue »


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TumbleBookLibrary »

Collection of animated, talking picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love, for primary school students. Available on iOSAndroid, and in browser on laptop/desktop. Need help? Explore the user guide »

Checkout periods & lending limits

  • No holds, no waiting, no limits
  • Borrow as many titles as you want

Special features

  • New book in each genre featured daily
  • A collection of read-along books

USA Today: current (1997-present), online (2014-present) & historical (1987-1997)

Current, online, and historical full-text issues of the USA Today. Read the latest issue »


Value Line »

Access to Value Line’s leading publications, covering stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, as well as educational articles.


Wednesday Journal of Oak Park: current (2001-present)

Current full-text issues from the Wednesday Journal. Read the latest issue »


World Book Discover »

Easy-to-read articles with a text-to-speech feature, for middle and high school students.


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