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We suggest: Books about voting & democracy

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Books about voting and democracy tend to spike during an election year. This year is no different. These recent ...
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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

Pictured above: Detail of Maíz Flor Serpiente/ Flower Maize Serpent commissioned digital art work by the Indigenous Design Collection, 2015. (Smithsonian Latino Center) A celebration ...
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We suggest: New(ish) romance titles

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton It's time to give some under-the-radar romances all the love! Celebrate the end of Romance Awareness Month with these ...
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Relaxing bath tub scene

Titles to help you prioritize self-care

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Did you know that September is self-care month? No? Neither did we, but what a time to find out! Self-care ...
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Person holding American flag and wearing vote button

Books to commemorate 100 years of the 19th Amendment

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Passed 100 years ago on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment guaranteed and protected women's right to vote. Celebrate ...
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Book covers for The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel, The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya, Grown-Up Pose by Sonya Lalli, The Engineer's Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood, My Mother's House by Francesca Momplaisir

In case you missed it: Check out these new(ish) fiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton We miss talking books with you in the library! But we're always here to help you find your next ...
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Grandparent and grandchild building, teen playing chess, adult and child learning sign language

Learning can happen anywhere: Our favorite how-to books & resources

Want to learn sign language? How to fix anything? How to play chess? There’s a book or an online resource for that! If you find ...
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The Best We Could Do Cover Art

Many Voices, Many Stories: Spotlight on ‘The Best We Could Do’

Oak Park’s all-virtual summer reading program for adults and teens, Many Voices, Many Stories, features six unique titles connected through one common theme: immigration. This ...
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