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Des Plaines Public Library

A Holiday Gift For You!

Double the Hoopla fun! Through December 31, we've increased the number of checkouts from Hoopla to ten per month with your DPPL library card. Borrow and stream movies, entire music albums and audiobooks to your internet enabled device. Or use the Hoopla app to download and watch offline. No holds, no ads, no waiting, no late fees. Check it out

Computer & Tech Instruction

Microsoft Publisher

Do you want to give your documents a professional-quality look? Learn Publisher, Monday 12/22, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Register

Happy Holidays from DPPL

Holiday Closings

DPPL will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1. Visit eBooks & More for online books, movies, music in the meantime. eBooks & More

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Upcoming Events

Dec 22 5:00 PM | Monday


Come hang out with the Shelfies! We’ll talk about a new book at each meeting: what we liked, what we didn’t like and everything in between. Get your copy of the book from the Readers’ Services Desk one month before the meeting. Bring your opinions, we'll bring the coffee and hot chocolate. For teens in grades 7-12

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Dec 22 6:30 PM | Monday

Microsoft Publisher

Are you responsible for creating the family newsletter, brochures for work, or other materials? Do you want to give your documents a professional-quality look and save time? Microsoft Publisher, an entry-level desktop publishing application, gives the user design and layout control. You will need a working knowledge of Microsoft Word.

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Dec 27 1:00 PM | Saturday

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. Join us for Cards for Hospitalized Kids, where you and your friends can make cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Cards for Hospitalized Kids is also a great way to earn community service hours!

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