Adult/Teen Programs

Internet for Seniors: Intermediate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
There are now more than 27.5 million seniors using the Internet. If you’re ready to become one of them, this is the class to join. We’ll explore a few simple techniques to access a wide variety of Internet sites, including weather, news, financial and magazine options. Several special online services, including video tutorials, Skype and YouTube will also be introduced. Skills needed: mouse skills, screen functions, create a bookmark, and print. Classes are open to DGPL cardholders only.

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Pillars of Honor: World War II Memorial

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
We’re partnering with Oak Trace to bring a model of the national memorial to DG. WWII veterans and those attending in memory of deceased WWII soldiers should RSVP to Laura Witt at (630) 769–6206. They will be honored during the program. Refreshments provided.

Program location: Oak Trace Health Center, 250 Village Dr.

For more information, see www.pillarsofhonor.org

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Nonfiction Book Discussion

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet at the library to discuss The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. Check at the Ask Us Desk for exact location.

It is 1959 and the Space Race with Russia is in full force. NASA has selected seven astronauts to go into space, leaving their wives and families here on earth. The wives rally to support each other and their young families as the media circus around them grows. The fashionable young wives keep brave smiles on as their husbands fly in a death-defying orbit around the earth and the nation collectively holds its breath for their safe return.

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Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet at the library to discuss Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Check at the Ask Us Desk for exact location.

When her eccentric, brilliant, reclusive mother disappears the day before the start of their Antarctica vacation, 15-year-old Bee must piece together the clues she left behind in order to find her.


Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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Nonfiction Book Discussion

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet at the library to discuss Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink. Check at the Ask Us Desk for exact location!

Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans at horrific human cost. This is the nail-biting account of a hospital with critical patients, an extended power outage, and delayed rescue efforts that forced staff to make questionable life and death decisions. Part thriller and part legal drama, this thought-provoking book will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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