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Your Oak Park Public Library card gives you access to the online resources listed here.




Wednesday Journal of Oak Park »

Full-text articles from this weekly local paper from 2001 to present.

World Book Discover »

Easy-to-read articles with a text-to-speech feature, for middle and high school students.

World Book for Kids »

Easy-to-read articles with engaging images, illustrations, interactive games, and activities, for pre-school and primary school students.

World Book Online »

Online version of the popular encyclopedia, with articles, learning resources, and research tools.

World Book Timelines »

Use one of the pre-generated timelines or create a timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.

WorldCat »

Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide, for help finding that elusive title. Also available without logging in at, with mobile interface.

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