What do index cards and chenille stems have to do with building? Our May Grab and Go Youth kits feature two different STEM Challenges! Index Card Challenge A single index card doesn’t seem like much, does it? But if you put a few together, even without tape, you’d be
Family history research can be time-consuming but extremely rewarding. There’s nothing quite like discovering a female ancestor’s maiden name, allowing you access to an entire new branch of your family, or discovering the records that confirm your ancestor’s profession. But sometimes you can get stuck and don’t know where to
We’re back again this year with another Guess the Oscars contest. It was an interesting year in movies in 2020 and the Academy Awards will go on! No paper ballots in the library this year but please feel free to fill out our online form for this year’s contest. One
The 8th annual Tournament of Books is, well, in the books! After a flurry of votes in the final week, the winning titles are: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (picture books) Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems (early readers) the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (chapter books)
Coming this spring! An exciting multi-library collaborative program to help you to discover "Your City @ Home", through which you'll have the opportunity to "visit" many Chicago-area museums virtually on Saturdays in April and May. Register for one or all museum tours. Space is limited, so register early! Saturday, April 3,
As you may have noticed it’s been a bit of a crazy year. The Grammy awards are usually held in early February but they have been delayed several times this year. They are finally scheduled to be announced in mid-March. The Grammys have also not been without controversy this year.
Are you looking for a way to celebrate love this February? Join us on February 11 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom for a special Valentine’s treat, Love Lost, Found and Fumbled: a romantic, raucous romp through stories of love — from classic, tragic and laughable love stories to modern romance novels
Hola DPL Tweens and Teens! This month you will find a Grab & Go Craft just for you in our brand new Creation Station. What’s the Creation Station? It’s the green newspaper box right outside the Library’s door. We’ll be using this to hand out our Grab & Go kits
Make a Snowy Owl Pine Cone! Kits are available Monday, January 18 through Saturday, January 23 while supplies last. Find them in our NEW Creation Station (*hint* it’s green!) located outside the front door. Take apart the cotton and stuff smaller pieces of cotton inside
We’re starting off the new year with another virtual activity based on the Choose Your Own Adventure stories. Our Choose Your Own Story: Pete the Cat Mystery is now available. Pete the Cat goes to put on his coat one morning when he discovers his four groovy buttons are missing!