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Time to redecorate? Start by transforming your wall space.

Consider cheering up a bare wall with some beautiful flowers. Or choose a fun, provocative piece that might start an interesting conversation at your next dinner party. The collection includes watercolors, acrylics, oils and collages purchased by the library over the years.

Think spring!

Name that landmark!

Check out just one or create a grouping that will that look great in your space. All pieces are searchable by title or artist in our catalog. Click here to enter our Gallery.


Pint & Click Podcast 26 Now Available!

This week, the Pint & Click Podcast has Oscar fever! Dave, Jami and Tony discuss four films that were all nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards: Hell Or High Water (directed by David Mackenzie and starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, and Ben Foster), Arrival (directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker), Hidden Figures (directed by Theodore Melfi and starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe), and La La Land (directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone). All of these films are either currently available or being acquired by DPPL, so if this discussion piques your interest, feel free to click on any of those titles to place a hold on a DVD or Blu-Ray copy!

This episode ends on a bittersweet note, as it will be our last episode to feature Jami on the panel. Jami has been with this podcast since its inception, and we're very sad to see her go. However, her departure comes with exciting news: she has recieved a fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts and will be spending the next few months in Japan working on her first novel. Jami will be blogging about her journey on her personal website, We wish Jami all the best with her travels and writing!

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10 Fab Things You Can Get at DPPL (That I Didn’t Know Until I Worked Here)

I like to joke that I'm not a librarian, but I play one on TV.

(But seriously, being a librarian is no joke. Librarians have master’s degrees and are some of the smartest, kindest, hardest-working professionals I know. And they are not in it for the money either, folks). 

But over my past nine years as the "non-librarian" head of marketing and communication at DPPL, I HAVE picked up all sorts of library tricks and tips I thought I’d share with you today. 

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