Archive for 2018

A Guide to Covid-19 Related Financial Resources and Assistance

It’s hard to stay on top of the news and programs offered in this dynamic Covid-19 environment. We’ve compiled a list of practical resources to help navigate the web for assistance, particularly financial, during this ever-changing time. Updated June 2, 2020


City of Desplaines

Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce Economic Injury Disaster Loan Information

Important City Updates

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Wednesday Crafternoons

It’s Wednesday. Let’s Explore!

Texture example

Carpet is soft and fuzzy while hardwood floors are smooth. What’s your floor like?

The building is still closed but the library is open.

Fluffy. Bumpy. Scaly. Smooth.

These are words used to describe textures. 

Our world is filled with them.

Animals, plants, objects, surfaces, US, they can be found everywhere. 

What's a texture, you ask?

Texture is how something feels when you touch it. 

For instance, sand can feel wet and grainy. 

But rocks feel rough and bumpy. 

Today, we're going to turn different textures into a sensory art print...

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Great DPPL Bake-Along

Legolas’s Lembas Bread

This week on The Great DPPL Bake-Along:

We bake lembas bread, the famous food of the Elves from The Lord of the Rings. 

According to Legolas, one bite can fill the stomach of a grown man!

We’ll share our results, our recipes, and a little bit about our chosen stories on this blog.

AND we invite YOU to bake along with us.

Share what you make by tagging us with #DPPLBakes, send us your favorite recipes, or just enjoy reading our entries.

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DPPL On Demand

Using HelpNow To Write An Effective Resume

Even if you’re not actively searching for a job, it’s always a good idea to have your resume up to date.  The library has many tools on our website that can help you with creating or updating your resume and planning your job search strategy.  Even though the library is closed, all of the resources are accessible from outside of the library, 24 hours a day.

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