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Discover Your Swedish Heritage Using ArkivDigital

2019-09-16 14:00:00 2019-09-16 15:30:00 America/Chicago Discover Your Swedish Heritage Using ArkivDigital Des Plaines Public Library

Monday, September 16
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-16 14:00:00 2019-09-16 15:30:00 America/Chicago Discover Your Swedish Heritage Using ArkivDigital Des Plaines Public Library

Des Plaines Public Library

4th Floor Forum

Learn how to search in the archives and discover all the new name searching features within the tool. If you have Swedish ancestry, this is the service you should be utilizing! Available at the library.

TAGS: | Genealogy |

Des Plaines Public Library

help@dppl.org
Phone: (847) 827-5551
Fax: (847) 827-7974

Hours
Mon, Mar 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Mar 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Mar 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Mar 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About

The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

Upcoming events

Canceled
Mon, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
This class will present an overview of the key resources for researching your Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish heritage.

Canceled
Mon, Mar 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Canceled
Mon, Mar 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Learn how to use a sewing machine to make and take a patchwork pillow!

Canceled
Tue, Mar 31, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Filling out the Census helps your community! Librarians are available to help you access & fill out the online Census form.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Anime Club is for teens who want to get together with other fans of anime and manga.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Where teens plan programs and and participate in library events while having fun eating snacks and making new friends.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. For teens in grades 7-12.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
A Retirement Income Primer

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 9:30am - 11:30am
Des Plaines Public Library
Need help from your local government officials? Staff from your state senator and member of Congress are here most months.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Ready to write? Join our monthly creative writing and critique group. Get the feedback and encouragement you need to finish that poem, story, or novel you’ve always wanted to write.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 8:00am - 10:00am
Des Plaines Public Library
The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion on the Opioid Crisis in America.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Choosing Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Insurance policies can be confusing.

Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
The benefits and limitations of annuities in retirement planning.

Thu, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. For teens in grades 7-12.

Sat, Apr 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Learn about using life insurance as part of your overall financial strategy.

Sun, Apr 12, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A/B/C
Library closed

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Tue, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Thu, Apr 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Earn service hours by making fleece dog toys that will be donated to local animals rescues. For teens in grades 7-12.

Sat, Apr 18, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Find out your starting score and identify your strengths and weaknesses by taking the ACT Practice Test presented by iAchieve Learning.

Sat, Apr 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Earn services hours by making no-sew fleece blankets for Project Linus.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New venue Des Plaines Public Library
Author and popular speaker Bret Nicholaus will share fun, practical, and easy-to-follow tips on how to sell and market your book to both publishers and end readers.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A dramatic portrayal of Zelda Fitzgerald by historical storyteller Lynn Rymarz.

Tue, Apr 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Sat, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A
Find out how to navigate the college planning process, where to start, what steps you need to take and how to financially afford everything.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Tue, Apr 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Are you or your best friend an LGBTQ teen? Join us and show your support as we watch movies, play games and interact about topics that support the LGBTQ youth. For teens in grades 7-12.

Wed, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Learn about environmentally sound approaches to managing pests in gardens.

Sat, May 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. For teens in grades 7-12.

Sat, May 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Poet Cynthia Gallaher will introduce you to unexpected approaches to writing narrative, lyric and dramatic poems.

Sun, May 03, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the feature film Ford v Ferrari.

Mon, May 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Mon, May 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Des Plaines History Center’s Siobhan Heraty will talk about the founding of the Des Plaines Park District and the history of some of Des Plaines’ most popular parks over the past 100 years.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 1 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, May 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Anime Club is for teens who want to get together with other fans of anime and manga.

Wed, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Crime thriller author Libby Fischer Hellmann explains how to build suspense into your fiction.

Thu, May 07, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Learn about diabetes prevention. Energy and utility bills, too.

Thu, May 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Where teens plan programs and and participate in library events while having fun eating snacks and making new friends.

Sat, May 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Solve genealogical mysteries with DNA testing

Mon, May 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on January 27, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet February 3 - June 8, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on February 17 & May 25.

Tue, May 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, May 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Find out how to navigate the college planning process, where to start, what steps you need to take and how to financially afford everything.

Thu, May 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. For teens in grades 7-12.

Fri, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the independent film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

Sat, May 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Earn services hours by making no-sew fleece blankets for Project Linus.

Sat, May 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Learn how to raise chicks, care for adult birds, and keep your neighbors happy!
Registration opens Monday, April 13 2020 at 9:00am