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115 Years Ago in Des Plaines

DPM November 2020
In 1849, French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose“ – the more things change, the more they stay the same…

Take a look at November in Des Plaines, 1905.

We think there's some truth to that!


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Halloween in Des Plaines

Halloween In Des Plaines
Halloween is almost here and – because we’re living in the year 2020 – it seems extra scarier than ever!

Wouldn’t it be nice to focus on some less frightening Halloween memories of the past? Of course it would! ⁠

This month we share spooky-but-cute moments from the files of the Des Plaines Public Library Youth Services Department. And more! ⁠

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