Kids & Parents

Sensory Sensitive? Sensory Storytime!

Sing a song

Storytimes at Des Plaines Public Library are full of fun and learning. We include stories, songs, dancing, rhymes, bubbles, and sometimes a craft or activity!

But what happens if your little one finds storytime over stimulating or has trouble sitting still because of sensory sensitivities or other special needs?

While children of all abilities are invited to participate in their age-appropriate storytime, we know that it can be a bit overwhelming for some families.

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Pint & Click Podcast 31 Now Available!

On the latest episode of the Pint and Click Podcast, Dave, Tony, Joel and special guest Joanne discuss the new season of Game Of Thrones and Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest film reboot of the Marvel Comics franchise, directed by Jon Watts. Take a listen below:

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Endless Possibilities for Your Book Group

Here at the Des Plaines Public Library Reader Services department, we encourage your group to read whichever book they would like at any given time.

We understand each book group has a unique path that it charts from title to title.

We work hard to acquire multiple copies of a book that a group has chosen instead of making it choose from a predetermined, and limited, set of titles

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