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Many Voices, Many Stories: Spotlight on ‘Queenie’

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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Crime scene do not cross tape with book covers The Queen by Josh Levin, Diamond Doris by Doris Payne, Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth, I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Trending topics: True crime

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph With HBO's I'll Be Gone in the Dark premiering this Sunday, we've got true crime on the brain. A ...
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New for kids! ‘National Geographic Kids,’ ‘Highlights,’ ‘Cricket’ & ‘Babybug’ now available

Looking for something new to explore this summer? Three new digital resources offer whole new worlds to discover for kids of all ages! And don't ...
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Let’s work together keeping each other safe

To help continue to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to serve our community, the library is putting people and safety first, reintroducing services and ...
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Many Voices, Many Stories: Spotlight on ‘Dear America’

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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