Best of 2021 (so far): Movies, TV shows & music

Best of 2021 (so far) Movies, TV Shows & Music

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021 (so far)! We just couldn’t wait until the end of the year to share the titles our library staff loved so far in 2021, so you’ll find our favorite movies, TV shows, and music on this page. Or browse more using the links below. Adult fiction & nonfiction | … Read more

Best of 2021 (so far): Teen books

Best of 2021 (so far) Teen Books

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021 (so far)! We just couldn’t wait until the end of the year to share the titles our library staff loved so far in 2021, so you’ll find our favorite books for teens on this page. Or browse more using the links below. Adult fiction & nonfiction | Teen books … Read more

Best of 2021 (so far): Adult fiction & nonfiction

Best of 2021 (so far) Adult Fiction & Nonfiction

Introducing Oak Park’s Best of 2021 (so far)! We just couldn’t wait until the end of the year to share the titles our library staff loved so far in 2021, so you’ll find our adult fiction and nonfiction favorites on this page. Or browse more using the links below. Adult fiction & nonfiction | Teen … Read more

Black Music Month: Pride edition

Album covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph As we close out June, we also remember that in addition to Pride Month, it is Black Music Month. Enjoy these contemporary and classic sounds from Black queer musicians. Albums honoring Black Music Month & Pride Month Please note: All catalog links will direct you to our new beta … Read more

We suggest: LGBTQ+ romance novels

LGTBQ+ romance novel covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph It’s Pride Month. And love is in the air in these Pride romance novels! LGBTQ+ romance novels Please note: All catalog links will direct you to our new beta catalog. Learn more » How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole Why you should try it: What do a … Read more

June is Pride Month: Find books, virtual activities, online resources & more

Pride Month

Your public library is here to connect you with books, virtual programs, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community all year long. On this page, you can: Browse suggested movies and books for adults, teens, and kids, all hand-selected by our librarians. Log in with your Oak Park card and PIN to … Read more

We Suggest: Rainbow Book Month

LGTBQ+ fiction book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph In addition to being Pride Month, the American Library Association, and the Rainbow Roundtable have designated June as Rainbow Book Month. It is a celebration of LGBTQ+ stories, and you can find some recent favorites below! Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, virtual activities, online resources, and … Read more

We suggest: Sizzling summer reads

Sizzling Summer Reads

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton There are always tons of great titles released during summer, and this year is no exception. This week we’re highlighting just a few of these new books that we think everybody will be reading in the coming months. Place your hold today! Fiction The Other Black Girl by Zakiya … Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Southeast Asian & Pacific Islander creators & stories

Book covers

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this week we are celebrating by sharing stories written by Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander authors. Want more? Find more title suggestions for all ages, videos, online resources, and more » Southeast Asian & Pacific Islander creators & stories Long Live the Tribe … Read more

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