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The DPPL Catalog is Growing

From 3pm on Friday January 11 through Monday January 14th, library customers will experience downtime. 

During this time, DPPL and 23 other area libraries in the CCS consortium will welcome the Morton Grove Public Library to our shared catalog. This will be the first time CCS has added a new library since 2011, when the Highland Park Public Library joined CCS!

For you, this means MORE books, movies, and music will be available for library users.  

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DPPL Exterior Repairs Throughout October and November

Beginning Monday, October 8th,  Otto Baum, Inc. (OBI)  will be doing cleaning and repairs to the exterior of the library building. The project will  be completed by November 29, 2018.

We do NOT anticipate any interruption to regular DPPL service during the course of the project.

The scope of work includes  the repair of leaking windows; power washing all the exterior stone and brick; applying a sealant to all the stone and brick; and applying filler to joints that are significantly eroded.

The City of Des Plaines is responsible for the upkeep of the exterior of the library and is paying for and managing this project, not the library.

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