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Kids & Parents

Holiday Board Books

Holiday Board Book sign
Des Plaines is a uniquely diverse community and the library tries to reflect that in our collections.

We now have a new collection  to help our youngest patrons celebrate their rich cultural heritages.

Drum roll, please...

Introducing "Holiday Board Books-Let's Celebrate Together!"

Each month board books (perfect for little hands and dribbly mouths) will be switched up according to what holidays are coming up.   

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Kids & Parents

Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill

When do kids get to have their voices heard?

Most of time, adults are the ones everyone listens to.

Adults get to vote and have their say in elections.

The awards given to books (like the Newbery and Caldecott) highlight beautifully written and illustrated books, but who picks them? Adults!

Not the Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill awards though.

These are special, kid-chosen awards.

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