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- Baby can't wait. "The partnership between the Collaboration and the library is a great example of how we coordinate and leverage our resources." More >
- Help strengthen your child's 'mind muscle'. Local families want more resources and support for managing kids’ behavior, addressing children’s social-emotional needs, and helping new parents discover local connections. More >
- A burst of creativity. Inspired by old Hemingway family photos digitized earlier this year through a state grant to the library, Oak Park tweens and teens showed "a burst of creativity" in their classrooms and at the library. More >
- Empowering parents with technology. "We focus on the resources that are geared to our students and show how they are being taught in our schools.” More >
- Fulfilling the promise. "Personally, the most memorable partnership experience was co-facilitating my first Community Conversation about the book Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need." More >
- Let's empower all youth to succeed. "We seek to be a community that meets the diverse developmental needs of all of our kids. This is no easy feat, and we don’t have all of the answers just yet, but we are learning how to coordinate and align our priorities, efforts, and resources." More >