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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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Saturday Programs Next 2 Weeks! Don’t Miss Them!

Saturday May 30th at 2:00 p.m., come hear Harlan Flick talk about his book Coins in a Half-Filled Jar as well as his life adventures!  Free Event for all! Refreshments will be served.   The following Saturday, on June 6th at 2:30 p.m. we’ll be getting a demonstration of some basic book-folding and upcycling techniques from Maureen […]

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New DVDs this week!

Much thanks to a local family who has donated a number of DVDs to the library recently! Among them are Seasons 1-5 of Deadliest Catch!  If you’ve become a fan in more recent years and want to see how it all started, stop by for these! Some additional DVD titles donated: The Transporter / Transporter […]

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Don’t Forget–Incredible Bats Program Tomorrow!!!

Friday, May 1st at 4:30 at the De Soto Community Center! Incredible Bats will be flying into town to redo last summer’s event (wherein they didn’t have the right equipment with them). This time around, they promise to have the full program (and, of course, the live bats who love to pose for pictures!) along!! […]

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New TV Series at DPL!

Among the new items at DPL this week are: Seasons 1-6 of Will & Grace The West Wing, all 7 seasons 30 Rock, Seasons 1 & 2 The Office, Season 1 Stop in to relive (or catch up) on TV favorites you may not have seen in full while they were on TV!   Watching the […]

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Today’s Family Movie: The Lorax (Dr. Seuss)

In Honor of Earth Day (earlier this week) we’ll be showing “The Lorax” at 2:00 p.m. today for Family Fun Matinee! This movie is based on the beloved book by Dr. Seuss! Come join us at 2:00 for popcorn and The Lorax! p.s. Sorry about the late notice of the actual movie title…

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Upcoming Events at DPL!

Here is a quick list of upcoming events through the end of May! –THIS WEEK is National Library Week! Stop in to sign up to win a bookbag set and get a book or movie to enjoy!  For kids up to age 11, pick up a Culver’s drawing sheet and make a picture of your […]

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Hedgehog Party a Prickly Success!

Thanks to Russell Boardman for sharing his pet hedgehogs with the community recently.  We had 43 visitors that morning to see the prickly patrons!  The door prizes were enjoyed and various crafts and coloring sheets were appreciated by the kids.

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ZenDoodle With Meg in March

Here are some great pics from our Zen-Doodling Event in march with Meg Buchner! Thanks to her for all her inspiration and for the watercolor-tiles that we experimented with this time! Great results!!  

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