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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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Watch: “Hope of Juneteenth”

Celebrating Juneteenth Today is Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. It marks June 19, 1865, the day when enslaved ...
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Books in Brief: Book covers for Homegoing, How to Be an Antiracist, Just Mercy, White Fragility

Books in Brief, episode 5: Black Lives Matter

Need some book recommendations? Your librarians are here to help! Don’t miss this episode of Books in Brief, a video series featuring four great digital ...
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Classic & contemporary: Black Music Month

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Designated in 1979 by President Carter as Black Music Month and renamed in 2009 by President Obama, African-American Music ...
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