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OPRF Chamber Women in Business

5 ways libraries support entrepreneurs, small business owners

Did you know your library can be a great business partner? "I don't think a lot of small business owners or entrepreneurs even know what ...
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/ Adults, Careers & Businesses, Impact
Jim Madigan

Celebrating 25 years

How do you say farewell after 25 years of service? With gratitude, lots of hugs, and a few tears. On Sunday, friends, family members, former ...
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/ Announcements
We keep showing up for America. When will America show up for us? Sam Kirk mixed media on canvas

Share your voice and ideas at the Youth Social Justice Conference

Challenging young people to challenge themselves. Educating our students outside the box. Helping them develop their own compass to navigate their way through the world ...
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Emerging Leaders Network

‘Catalyst’ grant connects mentors with youth bound for college and career

As an 18-month grant-funded initiative to empower youth for college and career builds to a finish at the Main Library, those involved are calling it ...
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Library Assistant checks in books at the front desk of the Main Library

Investing in our greatest resources

To better serve our community, now and into the future, we routinely commit to investing in two of Oak Park's two greatest assets: library staff ...
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/ Announcements, Featured Home, Impact
The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin, Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi, Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole, We the Animals by Justin Torres, When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri, Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

What’s trending, what we suggest for February

Wondering what to read or watch next? We've got you covered! From romances and short stories to the books that inspired award-nominated films, you're bound ...
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/ Authors & Books, We Suggest
Weather Forecast

Library to close at 6 pm Tuesday, all day Wednesday

Due to the National Weather Service's forecast and wind chill watch—in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning—all library buildings will close at 6 pm ...
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/ Announcements
Family using tablets

Host a kids’ remote learning day

Turn any day into a "learn from home" day with these fun, educational remote learning resources for kids. Login requires an Oak Park Public Library ...
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/ Kids & Families

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