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Tech Tips: How to read ebooks & magazines in Libby

By Digital Learning Librarian John Gargiulo Did you know that as an Oak Park Public Library cardholder you can access tens of thousands of ebooks ...
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Susanne Fairfax appointed to Board of Library Trustees

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Library Trustees appointed Oak Park resident Susanne Fairfax to fill its current vacant seat. Fairfax is invited to ...
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LGTBQ+ romance novel covers

We suggest: LGBTQ+ romance novels

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph It's Pride Month! And love is in the air in these Pride romance novels! LGBTQ+ romance novels How to ...
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SWAN beta test catalog

July 12: A new & improved catalog experience

Want all the details? Watch the short video (just click on the image above). As an Oak Park library cardholder, you have access to more ...
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Pride Month

June is Pride Month: Find books, virtual activities, online resources & more

Your public library is here to connect you with books, virtual programs, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community all year long ...
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Reponse to COVID-19

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Anti-Racism Resource Challenge

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Virtual programs

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