Archive for 10/2023

Suppress from homepage

Celebrating Native American History with Your Family

Since 2009, November has been declared National Native American Heritage Month, underscoring the importance of appreciating the rich history, diverse cultures, and significant contributions of our country’s first inhabitants.

It is also a powerful reminder of their enduring presence and significant influence in today’s American society.  

There are countless ways Native Americans have profoundly shaped our current society. 

From agriculture to medicine as well our modern vocabulary, Native Americans have played a vital part in developing so much that we take for granted today. 

Native American Family

Their influence is woven deep into our everyday lives. 

Baby Bottles, infant formula, pain relievers, and even rubber are thanks to the innovation of Native Americans. 

Continue Reading "Celebrating Native American History with Your Family"

DPPL Storytime

Virtual Storytime: Ghost In The Library

Boo, Kiddos! It's time for a very spooky edition of DPPL Storytime!

This week, we'll present Ghost In The Library, a story adapted from Ghost In The House by Ammi-Joan Paquette, featuring plenty of silly cameos from your favorite librarians. Happy Halloween, all!

Don't forget, you can follow us on Facebook or Instagram to see more virtual programming like this.


DIY With DPPL: Jack-O-Lantern

Hey, Kiddos! It's time for a new edition of DIY with DPPL!

This time, you'll learn how to make your very own paper/foam sheet Jack-o-Lantern.

Starting on Saturday, October 21st, stop by the Youth Services desk on the second floor of DPPL to pick up a kit (while supplies last!).

Then use the materials to do the project we show you step-by-step in the video. (Grade 1 and up.)