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2 06, 2020

Black Lives Matter Resources

By |June 2nd, 2020|

Current events have sparked local and global Black Lives Matter protests. While state violence and trauma (and organized resistance to it) are not new, some community members are just beginning to understand and work against racist violence and oppression in the United States of America. Many of our patrons are

19 03, 2020

Virtual Resources & Livestream Events for Families Stuck at Home

By |March 19th, 2020|

Libraries, schools, museums, and other public spaces are closed for the foreseeable future, and families of all kinds are working to get through this crisis and adjust their daily routines.  Luckily for those with internet access, many artists, authors, educators, museums, and institutions have started to offer free digital experiences—both

17 03, 2020

3rd-5th Graders: Join Our Online Book Club!

By |March 17th, 2020|

Happening March 20 - March 27                    3rd through 5th graders: You are invited to DPL’s first-ever all-online book club for kids! We’ll be exploring Frazzled by Booki Vivat. It’s an engaging and heartfelt realistic fiction story with plenty of visual

31 01, 2020

NEW! Teen/Adult Book Discussion on Little Women

By |January 31st, 2020|

Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated film adaptation of Little Women has inspired lots of dialogue about Louisa May Alcott’s famed story. Now is your chance to join in on these conversations at the Library! On Wednesday, February 26 from 7-8 p.m. the Library will host its first-ever Teen/Adult book discussion. The program

15 01, 2020

Staff Picks: “1919: The Year That Changed America”

By |January 15th, 2020|

1919 was a big year for the United States of America. The country experienced several earth-shattering events in only twelve months time: The Great Molasses Flood. The Black Sox Scandal. The First Red Scare. Labor Movement Strikes. Suffrage. Red Summer. Prohibition. Each of these events would have been monumental in

22 08, 2019

Staff Picks: When Aidan Became a Brother

By |August 22nd, 2019|

The gorgeously illustrated picture book, When Aidan Became a Brother, is about understanding and appreciating oneself and making space for others to feel unconditional love and support.  “When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl.” He hated the sound of his name and he would “accidentally-on-purpose” rip and

2 10, 2018

Staff Picks: “I’m Just No Good At Rhyming”

By |October 2nd, 2018|

What happens when Chris Harris, a producer known for his work on the T.V. show How I Met Your Mother, decides to take a stab at writing children’s literature? The answer is a book of poetry that will leave readers of all ages (even self-proclaimed “not poetry people”) laughing out

22 03, 2018

Youth Board Games Are Here!

By |March 22nd, 2018|

We are excited to announce that we have a new collection of Youth Board Games available to check out from the Library. This collection complements our popular and ever-growing Board Game collection for adults and families. The new collection is located near the Media desk, next to Youth Audio CDs.

25 01, 2018

Staff Picks: “You Hold Me Up”

By |January 25th, 2018|

You Hold Me Up is a picture book with gentle, rhythmic text that lists ways readers can show empathy and demonstrate care and respect for one another. You hold me up when you are kind to me when you share with me when you learn with me. You hold me

13 12, 2017

A World of Reading: Library Language Resources for Youth

By |December 13th, 2017|

"To have another language is to possess a second soul." -Charlemagne Is your child looking to learn a new language or to continue exploring a language with which they have familiarity? Look no further than our growing Youth World Languages collection. Located in the southwestern corner of the Youth nonfiction

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