What We've Lost... garners most community votes

The votes have been tallied and you've chosen What We've Lost Is Nothing by Rachel Louise Snyder as this summer's One Book, One Oak Park title! Close to 500 votes were cast, both online and on paper at all library locations.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

Get ready to connect with your neighbors, family, and friends this summer!

  • We're hosting book group discussions (details under Upcoming One Book Events).

  • Starting in June, we're hosting impromptu opportunities at all libraries to chat with us about the book. Look for our roving book discussion carts, and a library staff member to ask questions and share your thoughts about the book.

  • For groups who'd like to meet on their own, download our custom book group discussion kit (PDF).

  • Log in to your library account now to request your copy of What We've Lost Is Nothing.

Kids: Discover your superpower

Everyone is a superhero during our upcoming summer library adventure, “Unmask!” Starting Thursday, June 4, through Friday, July 31, kids can sign up at any library location to challenge themselves with super activities, drop-in fun, and plenty of reading to find new talents and abilities. This adventure is for kids from birth through entering grade 7.

All summer long, families will find inspiring reading and viewing choices and entertaining events. We want to share our love of reading with you and encourage lifelong learning throughout our community with motivating experiences for all ages. Learn more about our kids' summer library adventure.