Research & Learn: F

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Your Oak Park Public Library card and PIN give you access to the online resources listed here.




FamilySearch »

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):

Financial Times [UK]: current (1996-present)

Current full-text issues of the Financial Times. Read the latest issue »

FirstSearch »

Access to 14 databases, including both indexes to articles and books and some full text.

Fresh Air [NPR]: current (2008-present)

Current full-text issues of Fresh Air. Read the latest issue »

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia »

Images, maps, and full-text articles on a wide variety of subject areas.

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