26 07, 2022

New on the Library’s Rokus: HBO Max and Apple TV

By |July 26th, 2022|

Rokus are one of the most popular items in our Library of Things collection at DPL. We surveyed patrons on which new streaming services the library should offer. Based on your feedback, we’ve added two new streaming services to the collection! We now offer HBO Max and Apple TV as

5 04, 2022

Birdwatching Kit: New in the Library of Things

By |April 5th, 2022|

One of the more beautiful things about springtime is the rejuvenation of outdoor life. Flowers begin to bloom, leaves regrow, and birds return to soak up northern Illinois weather. Don’t miss your opportunity to observe the birds in their natural habitat with our brand new Bird Watching Kit! If you

27 05, 2021

Introducing Launchpads, New in the Library of Things

By |May 27th, 2021|

Looking for new ways to keep your kids engaged and learning over the summer? Check out our newest addition to the Library of Things: Playaway Launchpad tablets! Each tablet comes pre-loaded with themed educational games and activities for specific age groups. Take a look at the list down below and

3 01, 2020

Oh the Things You Can Check out From the Library!

By |January 3rd, 2020|

Our Library of Things collection has grown quite a bit in the last year and we’re looking forward to bringing our patrons even more items in 2020. What is a Library of Things? These are non-traditional items available at the Library that aren’t books, CDs, or movies. Our collection started

10 07, 2019

Meet our new Baby Bundles

By |July 10th, 2019|

Check out our new Baby Bundles! Specially curated for our little friends from birth to 5 years of age, the bundles can be found in the Youth Services Department next to our Parent/Teacher Collection. Each bundle has a theme, such as Cars & Trucks, Colors & Shapes, Numbers, and the

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