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3 ways we support staff happiness, well-being & success

Stewardship is one of the library's three key priorities. It means we sustain, share, and respect community resources. That includes the nearly 150 people who ...
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/ Impact

Teens: Help us create an image & spread the word

As one of the library's Teen Services initiatives, Leading Edge strives to surround teens with opportunities to maximize their innate potential to lead socially and ...
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/ Grades 6-12, Learn & Connect, Teens
Teens on Smart Phones

Teens invited to share their voice on managing stress and anxiety, creating new app

The library is partnering with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs), on a project to design new smartphone apps ...
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Book covers for The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Masey, The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg, The Lady From the Black Lagoon by Mallory O'Meara, All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney, Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik, Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Honoring Women’s History Month

Held yearly in March, Women's History Month celebrates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society in the U.S. On this page, find suggested fiction, nonfiction, ...
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/ Authors & Books, We Suggest
People looking at mobile device on couch

‘Oak Parkers love their digital library’

“My favorite way to use my Oak Park Library card is using the streaming services ... from the comforts of my couch!” —Oak Park cardholder, ...
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/ Authors & Books, Digital Learning

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