Found online for adults & teens: Entertainment & fun

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As your public library, we love to share! Here’s a roundup of free entertainment resources for adults and teens that we’ve been collecting. Have something to share? Please do! Email communications@oppl.org. New! Arts Arts for Illinois: “This new online platform features talented artists—performers, singers, poets, painters, writers, and many more from across Illinois—who have made … Read more

Updated! Found online: Virtual ways for kids to learn, stay engaged, have fun

Your digital library has a ton of resources to help your kids learn virtually, including streaming video, ebooks, databases, and more. And in these unprecedented times, we’re loving all the creative ways people and institutions around the world are stepping up and offering virtual lessons, classes, projects, and tours. New! Daily activity schedules from Common … Read more

Exploring your digital library

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While our three library buildings are closed, your library is working remotely to answer your questions and expand digital collections and services. Don’t have a library card yet? We’ve also just added a way for Oak Park residents to get digital-only access remotely. We’re keeping new Title Suggestion Lists, Built by Oak Park Librarians fresh … Read more

Unlimited access to TumbleBooks through August

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Read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device with TumbleBooks, through August 31. You don’t have to check anything out, place any holds, or take up space on your device with bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Oak Park Public Library cardholders currently have access to the TumbleBookLibrary for … Read more

Hulu’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’: Watched it? Read these through your digital library

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By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph This week, Hulu released the eagerly anticipated adaptation of Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Whether you’re like me and want to read the book first or you want more domestic drama between episodes, we’ve got you covered! You can find all of the title … Read more

Host a kids’ virtual learning day

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Turn any day into a virtual learning day with these fun, educational remote learning resources for kids. Log in with your Oak Park library card and PIN. History comes to life African-American History Online: Covering five centuries, log in for a fresh way to find the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. American Indian … Read more

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