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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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Daily Herald

Search (full-text articles): current (1997-present)

Daily Mail [U.K.]

Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (September 2005-present)
Search (full-text articles): current (1998-present)

Daily Southtown

Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (July 2018-present)

Daily Star [U.K.]

Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (October 2003-present) & Sunday edition (October 2003-present)
Search (full-text articles): current (2015-present)

Dow Jones Institutional News

Search (full-text articles): current (2008-present)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Herramienta de referencia en español para niños. Contiene miles de artículos fáciles de leer y repletos de ilustraciones, videos, mapas interactivos y una amplia variedad de juegos y actividades, diseñado para desarrollar las habilidades claves del lenguaje y de investigación.

World Book Encyclopedia for Spanish speakers—with thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wide variety of games and activities—designed to develop key language and research skills.


Index to published and unpublished sources on education, including some full-text documents.

Evening Standard [U.K.]

Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (March 2006-present)
Search (full-text articles): current (1998-present)

New! Excel Adult High School Diploma

An opportunity for Oak Park Public Library cardholders ages 20+ to earn a high school diploma (not a GED) virtually and for free through the library.


Genealogical service that includes over a billion individual ancestral entries worldwide. Additional content—including millions of records and images—is available in-library only.

Get step-by-step instructions on how to set up an account (first-time users must create an account; a library card is not needed but name and birthdate are required):