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Why do we exist? To empower every voice in our community. What do we do? We share the information, services, and opportunities that fulfill Oak Park’s aspirations. Read news announcements and stories of library impact below.

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‘I couldn’t exist without library books’

For Millicent Hosp, a 101-year-old resident of Brookdale Plaza Oak Park, printed books are a thing of the past. Hosp remembers the stories she used ...
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Oak Park Talks: First impressions

By David J. Seleb, Executive Director, Oak Park Public Library I was introduced to the Harwood practice in October 2013, while attending a Public Innovators ...
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