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Your Oak Park Public Library card and PIN give you access to the online resources listed here.




NewsBank Chicago »

Search multiple Chicagoland newspapers at the same time, including including the Chicago Sun-Times, Oak Leaves, and Wednesday Journal.

Newspaper Source Plus »

Full-text collection of major news content, including newspapers, magazines, newswires, and news transcripts of television and radio.

NewspaperARCHIVE »

Access to historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including Oak Leaves (1902-1977), with searchable articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.

NoveList K-8 Plus »

Fiction and nonfiction book lists for children, award-winning titles, and books by grade-level or Lexile score.

NoveList Plus »

Book reviews, annotations, read-alikes, discussion guides, and book lists for fiction and nonfiction readers.

Oak Leaves: current (1995-present)

Current full-text issues from the Oak Leaves. Read the latest issue »

PBS Newshour: current (2016-present)

Current full-text issues of the PBS Newshour. Read the latest issue »

PebbleGo Biographies »

Easy-to-read biographies, plus read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting, ideally suited for pre-K through 3rd grade researchers.

Philadelphia Daily News: current (1983-present)

Current full-text issues of the Philadelphia Daily News. Read the latest issue »

Philadelphia Inquirer: current (1983-present)

Current full-text issues of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read the latest issue »

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