Hey Kiddos! It's Thursday and time for DPPL Storytime. We miss you all and hope you will tune in for a new episode each week! On this week's episode, Miss Elizabeth reads you The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak (with kind permission of Dial). Don't forget, you can follow us on Facebook or Instagram to see more virtual programming 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 5, Natalie tells you about The Hating Game by Sally Thorne, a workplace romance about two adversarial coworkers battling it out for the same promotion - until they realize they are falling for each other.
If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, DPPL cardholders can read The Hating Game as an ebook or audiobook today through the Hoopla links below.
The building is closed but the library is open.
And what's this? OH NO! Where's Rocky?!
Our intel shows intruders have kidnapped our beloved mascot, Rocky the Racoon.
They were last traced heading southbound on Lee.
Agent 1501 needs your help!
It is YOUR MISSION to retreive Rocky and stop the culprits in their tracks.
Are you a Romance Reader?
Are you unfamilar with eBooks?
Is print size important to you?
Haven't got around to get a library card?
If you answered yes to at least the first question, then the Des Plaines Public library has a special service for you.
We know many of you take part in home book clubs because we help you find the books.
We can still do that.
I imagine many of you are reading more now that we are all home more. Perhaps you have thought:
I wish I could talk to someone about what I am reading.
Well you can and we are here to help.