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Kids & Parents

Keep kids busy with search and find activities at the library

As caregivers, it’s easy to forget some of the simple activities we have at our disposal.

I love the versatility of the classic I Spy game.

It’s a great basic format to differentiate for kids of all ages.  

Our summer scavenger hunt may be over, but any location can become the site of a search and find adventure.

You just need to give the right clues...   

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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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