DPPL's lobby will reopen Monday July 6th for self-service holds pickup, contactless self-checkout, copying, account assistance and more! Computers are now available, by appointment by calling 847-376-2841. The book returns located in the lobby are open.
Hey Kiddos! It's Thursday and time for DPPL Storytime - presented this week en español! We miss you all and hope you will tune in for a new episode each week! First, Miss Becky reads La Oruga Muy Hambrienta by Eric Carle and then Miss Esli sings a fun rendition of Incy Wincy Araña! Don't forget, you can follow us on YouTube for programs like this.
Missing one-on-one book recommendations from your favorite 3rd floor staffers? DPPL's new Miner Recs Book Talks are the next best thing!
Each week DPPL's readers advisory staff will "talk" their best "recs" of books, movies and more!
And while we're all sheltering in place, we're calling the first few entries in this series Grounded Recs.
In Episode 3, Jami tells you about The Wolf Hall trilogy by Hilary Mantel, a Booker Prize-winning series of engrossing historical fiction.
The Wolf Hall series follows Thomas Cromwell, an advisor to King Henry VIII, and the political intrigue that happened in his court. Through her exhaustive research and compelling storytelling, the author brings characters like Anne Boleyn, Katherine of Aragon, and Thomas More to life. For further background, here's Hilary Mantel giving a one-hour lecture on her research process!
If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, DPPL cardholders can read any of the books as ebooks or eaudiobooks through the Overdrive links below: