Did you know that August is Art Appreciation Month? With August just around the corner, the hot days ahead may be just the right time to visit one or more of the many wonderful (and air-conditioned!) art museums in our region.
Archive for July, 2014
I'm getting ready to hit the road. Since the mid-70's our entire Aranda family has descended on the beautiful village of Ephraim, Wisconsin the last Saturday in July.
40 years later we are still renting the same group of cottages across from the public beach and introducing a 4th generations of Aranda's (now Francis-McGinnis-Feldhausen-Hartnett-Imhoff-Muchmore-Andersen-Knapke-Bucholz-Constantini's) to our Door County rituals, traditions and joys.
With the exception of Ancestry Library Edition, you can also search our databases from home with your Des Plaines Library card.
If you’re new to genealogy or already an expert, we have resources you can use.
The Science Fiction section of the library can be intimidating for new readers. Often, eyes fix on thick tomes and endless series of books. However, the SciFi section is dramatically varied in tone, content, and experience. You might find a niche of Scifi that speaks to you, and here is a quick introduction to the many species of Science Fiction.
It is the second week of Ramadan! The holy month of Ramadan is a time when Muslims from all around the world fast from sunrise to sunset for 29 or 30 days. Fasting is one of the five main pillars of Islam, so the month of Ramadan is very important to Muslims.