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Fall Lineup of Programs at DPL!

Storytime is Back on Tuesday mornings! Starting September 9th, we’ll be having Preschool (and homeschooled) Story, Craft & snack!  No registration required, just come when you’re able.  All kids & caregivers invited!! Please let the library know in advance if your kids have special dietary needs, so we can plan snack accordingly. Every other Thursday […]

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Batty for Books? Free special program THIS WEEK!!!

Wednesday, August 13th 2 p.m. at the De Soto Community Center!! FREE Special Event for all ages!!!  Incredible Bats:   Dan and Sharon Peterson from the Chicago area will be in town to teach us about the science of bats and why they are so important to our ecology, as well as dispel common myths about bats. […]

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I’m Baaack, Thanks & New Movies

To start with, I want to give a huge THANK YOU to Lynne David & Laura Naas for their excellent pinch-hitting the past two weeks while I ran between De Soto & Superior to take care of my daughter and new grandson! It was very nice to know that I could take off and leave […]

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Hot off the Press! New Women’s Muder Club Book

This could be your lucky day…if you’re a fan of James Patterson and Maxine Paetro’s “Women’s Murder Club” series, the 13th book has just arrived at the library! Call or email if you want the book first!

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Bird Day Events

Saturday is the De Soto Migratory Bird Festival in the village of De Soto and all area residents are invited to attend! For those early birds among us, meet at the Community Center at 7:00 a.m. for a Guided Bird Walk led by Jordan Bingham, an experienced birder. At 9:30 a.m., there will be a […]

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National Library Week…has been “LOST”

Yes, my fellow book lovers, April has passed us by.  And amidst the many days of this busy month, I completely forgot to celebrate (or even announce) National Library Week, which passed by more than 2 weeks ago. I apologize for my delayed reaction to the month of April, but really, can you blame me? I’m […]

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Donate your thinned-out plants to the Bird Day Celebration!

As you may recall, last fall De Soto became a Bird City in Wisconsin.  The committee is planning a Migratory Bird Day and all area residents are invited to attend! More details about the day’s events to come, but we want to put out the call to all spring gardeners! The bird day will also […]

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Showing at 2:00 TODAY! Planes!

Family Matinee at 2:00 today! Join us for PLANES!

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‘Burnin’ down the house’…Just Kidding!

This week for Super Satur-DAZE we delved into the fine art of wood-burning. Participants drew designs on dried cedar planks and then ‘burned’ the design into the wood. Overall, it was successful. One thing we learned: it’s not as easy as it looks!  But it sure was fun and even made us dream of campfires […]

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Summer Reading Program Meeting Tomorrow

REMINDER: Thursday 7 p.m. Come to a meeting for all patrons interested in assisting with the Summer Reading Program for area youth!  Parents, community members, grandparents and students welcomed! Refreshments will be served and kids are welcome to come and play during that time! See you soon!

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