Archive for 04/2023


National Poetry Month @ DPPL

National Poetry Day was founded in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets to celebrate the art of poetry and its impact on our lives. This year, the Des Plaines Library will be celebrating National Poetry Day by inviting our staff to read some of their favorite poems. These videos will be shared on our Facebook, Instagram and TikTok pages, and you can also watch them in the player below:


Miner Recs Newsletters & Podcasts

Miner Recs Episode 77: I’m Glad My Mom Died

On this episode, Charlie, Angelo, Nina and Maureen discuss Jennette McCurdy's bestselling memoir, I'm Glad My Mom Died, as well as some other recently-released and revelatory celebrity autobiographies and documentaries.

(Please note: this episode does contain discussions of traumatic childhood events and abusive behavior.)

Listen to their conversation in the player below:

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