Health & Wellness

Take charge of your health with help from your public library. Meet Rose, research health information from trusted sources, and participate in library-led health and wellness programs.

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Find the latest health and wellness events and resources curated by your Oak Park librarians.

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Health and Senior Services Librarian Rose

Get expert answers, local connections

As our Health and Senior Services Librarian, Rose Barnes helps you find the health and wellness resources you need. She also collaborates closely with librarians curating the health and wellness collection, develops related programming, and cultivates community partnerships based on healthy living.

Online health & wellness resources

Your Oak Park library card gives you access to subscription-based resources that Google can’t offer.

  • Consumer Health Complete: Content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
  • Medline: Abstracts of articles in medicine, dentistry, and nursing (not full text).