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Virtual candidate forums to be co-hosted with the League of Women Voters

The next Consolidated Municipal Election is Tuesday, April 6. Let the Oak Park-River Forest League of Women Voters help you do your voting homework on ...
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We suggest: New(ish) nonfiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Looking for some nonfiction reading suggestions? Discover these recently released under-the-radar gems just waiting for you! Recently new nonfiction ...
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Discover & explore for grade schoolers: Engineer some fun this winter!

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris Engineering sounds like a big and overwhelming topic, especially for caregivers that aren’t as familiar or comfortable with science. But ...
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COVID-19: Our approach to put people & safety first

As we share information about COVID-19, here's information about how your public library is continuing to serve you during this pandemic. Questions? Contact us now ...
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Let’s work together to keep each other safe

Main Library building capacity is set at 120 total, 40 people per floor; real-time capacity is displayed during open hours on the library website and ...
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Reponse to COVID-19

Our approach to put people and safety first »

Anti-Racism Resource Challenge

Join the new, self-guided program for intentional learning experiences for adults and high schoolers »

Virtual programs

We miss seeing you in person! Let’s connect through virtual programs »

Program proposal

Have a suggestion or an idea for a program at the library? We want to hear it »

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