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Author Event June 11th

Coming up: Saturday June 11th at 2:00 p.m., DPL will be hosting local writer Jason Crager who will discuss his book of short stories, Unbridled Humanity: A Collection of Disturbing Tales, available on amazon.com. He will have copies available for purchase at the event as well. We have a copy of the book available for […]

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Summer Reading for Adults? YES!!! This summer, ALL of the Vernon County Libraries are working together to get as many people to read the book “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger of Minnesota (author of the Cork O’Connor series). This book was a NY Times Bestseller when released in 2014 and won an Edgar award […]

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New Movies for April

Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! Lego Ninjago: Seasons 1 & 2 21 Jump Street (movie remake) Oblivion (Tom Cruise/Morgan Freeman) The Transporter 1 & 2 Identity Thief (Jason Bateman/Mellissa McCarthy) The Fault In Our Stars (based on the bestselling book) The Peanuts Movie Megamind The Book Thief (Geoffrey […]

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Beat the Winter Blues for Kids!

Winter Opportunities for Kids! First, The NBA & Milwaukee Bucks’ “Read to Achieve” program is now in full swing! Pick up your list of requirements and bookmark (for tracking reading) at the De Soto Public Library! If your child reads 250 pages (grades 1 through 8), they will earn a free ticket to a Bucks […]

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HOLLY-DAZE is Back! December 5th & 12th

Join us for our 4th Annual HOLLY-DAZE for kids! December 5th & 12th, kids 3-12 (flexible on ages) sign up for a 1-hour time slot to create 3 gifts for family & friends, all wrapped up & ready to go! Kids under 7 need an older sibling (12+) or adult to help them with craft […]

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The Log Flume is Here!

Thanks to Dan & Sarah Rowe for making this awesome Log Flume for us to play with this week!!  Come by anytime the library is open this week to “race” a “log” down the flume with a friend!!!!!!  Fun for all ages!!!!! Next week we’ll be learning about the Transcontinental Railroad and Racing to build […]

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Summer is in Full Swing

We’ve been having a ton of fun here at the library this summer!  Our Wild, Wild West programs have been a big hit and on Thursdays from 3-5 we’ve been hosting “Game Time” for area kids.  Here, one of our ambitious patrons is trying to blow the biggest bubble to win a 1-pound bag of […]

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Library Closed Saturday for July 4th

The Library will be Closed Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  Have a safe and fun holiday! We will be open again on Tuesday, the 7th at 9:00 a.m.

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Summer Reading Program Registration is Open!

Registration is Open for the 2015 Summer Reading Program. Our theme this year is the “Wild, Wild West!”  Sign up at the Library THIS WEEK (Tue/Sat 9-2 & Wed/Thu 3-8) and pick up your Reading Log (pictured) to track your reading minutes! These logs are for preschool through 6th grades! Can you read a minute […]

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Come Get Yer Wild West Selfies!

In Keeping with our Wild, Wild West Summer Theme, we’ve set up a section of our back wall for everyone to take their Wild West Selfies!  We have a variety of props for you to use! Come have some fun this year in the Wild Wild De Soto!

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