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Beronica Puhr and Katy Alejos load van with boxes of books

‘Kids are reflective and ready to do this work’: Supporting anti-racism in Oak Park middle schools

Oak Park Public Library Middle School Librarian Beronica Puhr (left) gives boxes of the book Stamped to Brooks Middle School Language & Literature Department Chair ...
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Virtual learning & fun for early learners: Nature fun

By Children's Librarian Shelley Harris Jenny and I are huge fans of nature programming at the library. We’ve offered nature classes for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, ...
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We suggest: Iowa Writers’ Workshop edition

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph This October, we're excited to welcome Claire Lombardo as the speaker at this year's Ballinger Lecture, held virtually on Zoom, ...
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Introducing Tech Tips: Using tabs in your internet browser

While our in-person programs are on hold during the library's Service Level 2, we're launching a new digital learning series called Tech Tips. In biweekly ...
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Discover & explore for grade schoolers: Hip hop speaks to children

By Middle School Services Librarian Jose Cruz Have you checked out one of our Discovery Kits lately? One of the sections is Art and Music, ...
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