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2020 National Book Awards Winners book covers

We suggest: National Book Awards 2020

Check out the 2020 National Book Awards winners and our read-alike titles, suggested by Oak Park's fantastically well-read librarians! The National Book Awards were established in 1950 to celebrate the ...
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We suggest: Transgender Awareness Week

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor the lives and legacies of trans people, the pioneers and the everyday neighbors, ...
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We suggest: Family stories

While we may be spending more time apart this year, sharing stories can connect people and families across distances, whether you're separated by long distances or if you're social distancing ...
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We Suggest: Titles for Veterans Day

Every year on November 11, we honor America's military veterans for their service. Below are some recent, thoughtful reads to help you observe. Plus, mark your calendar to watch Oak ...
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We Suggest: Titles for National Novel Writing Month

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Are you up for the challenge of writing 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November? Join thousands of writers around the ...
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We suggest: This is Halloween

Gremlins, ghosts, and goblins, oh my! The spookiest day of the year is almost here! With a full moon on the horizon, this year's Halloween is sure to be extra ...
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Book covers

We suggest: Regional stories: Appalachian fiction

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Travel with us to the oft-overlooked region of Appalachia. Nestled in the peaks, valleys, nooks, and crannies of the Appalachian Mountains, separating the East ...
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Nonfiction book covers

We suggest: New(ish) nonfiction titles

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton Looking for a good nonfiction read? Whether it's current events, history, science, memoir, or poetry, here are a few recently published books that are ...
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