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Kids & Parents

Take a (Story)Walk and Find Something Beautiful

There are still sunny days ahead, even if some of them will have us bundling up a bit!

Blackhawk Park sign with the StoryWalk signs behind it on a sunny day.

We're excited to bring you another great picture book to read as you enjoy one of Des Plaines' great parks!

Head over to Blackhawk Park to enjoy reading Maybe Something Beautiful by Isabel F. Campoy while you play in the park. 

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Kids & Parents

DIY With DPPL: Dragonfly

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

Starting on Saturday, September 18th, stop by the Youth Services desk on the second floor of DPPL to pick up a kit (while supplies last!).

This time, you'll learn how to make a dragonfly using objects like pipe cleaners, beads, and (everybody's favorite) googly eyes!

Then use the materials to do the project we show you step-by-step in the video. 

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Did you miss the Party? Never fear!

Pete the Cat
Back in the fall of 2020, we decided that we wanted to create a program to celebrate the popular characters and stories that the children of Des Plaines were checking out during the pandemic.

But, this program had to happen with both of us SAFELY in a room together.

And on zoom. 

If you missed them then, you are in luck! 

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