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How to Prepare for the Twin Peaks Revival at DPPL

In case you haven’t heard Twin Peaks, one of the most critically acclaimed and influential television shows of all time, is returning to the small screen after a twenty-five year hiatus.

Series’ creators David Lynch and Mark Frost have teamed up with Showtime to bring audiences eighteen new episodes, including a two-hour premiere, which will debut Sunday, May 21.

While producers have been tight-lipped about the new season’s storyline, it has been revealed that the series will take place after the second season’s cliffhanger finale and focus on Agent Cooper’s odyssey back to the sleepy Pacific Northwest logging town of Twin Peaks.

It has also been reported that a mix of big name actors, rock superstars, and Lynch veterans will be joining the ensemble cast to bring the beloved series back to life.

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Become a DPPL Trustee. Deadline to Apply May 12th.

Do you love the library?  Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity in Des Plaines? 

Two  library board trustee positions are coming to an end in June.

One is a three-year full term and one is a two-year replacement-term position. 

We are compiling a list of possible candidates to submit to Mayor Matt Bogusz for consideration to fill those vacant seats. Unlike some other communities where trustees are elected,  DPPL trustee positions are mayoral appointments. If you would like to be considered:

Please send a cover letter and resume/vita  to library board president Dr. Greg Sarlo, at gsarlo@dppl.org and Des Plaines Mayor Matt Bogusz mbogusz@desplaines.org  by Friday May 12, 2017.

DPPL board members must be residents of incorporated Des Plaines.