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Give a Little Help to a Winged Friend

2022-09-24 14:00:00 2022-09-24 15:00:00 America/Chicago Give a Little Help to a Winged Friend Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum

Saturday, September 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-24 14:00:00 2022-09-24 15:00:00 America/Chicago Give a Little Help to a Winged Friend Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum

Des Plaines Public Library

4th Floor Forum

Learn about the many adversities that confront birds, including building collisions, pollution, climate changes, to name just a few.  By the end of this century the earth will lose approximately 1,200 species of birds. Find out what you can do to help. Presented by Alyse Burman, owner of Wildbird Shack in Mount Prospect.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

TAGS: | Lifelong Learning |

Des Plaines Public Library

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

Hours
Mon, Oct 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 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

Mon, Oct 10, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Mon, Oct 10, 1:30pm - 3:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A young boy and his family experience the social tumult of the late 1960s in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual via Zoom
Join us for a discussion about Medicare and Medicare Supplement Insurance.  We’ll go through the basics and help you answer some of these questions:

Wed, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual via Zoom
Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward will discuss how her literary vision and personal experiences address urgent questions about racism and social injustice.

Fri, Oct 14, 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Library Plaza
Teens work together to solve challenging puzzles against a ticking time clock. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 14, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Library Plaza
Adults work together to solve challenging puzzles against a ticking time clock. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. ***PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLY ONE TIME SLOT*** 

Fri, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Library Plaza
Adults work together to solve challenging puzzles against a ticking time clock. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. ***PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLY ONE TIME SLOT***
This event is full

Sat, Oct 15, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Find out your starting score and identify your strengths and weaknesses by taking the ACT Practice Test presented by iAchieve Learning.

Mon, Oct 17, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Thu, Oct 20, 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.

Fri, Oct 21, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B
A free screening of the independent film Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.

Sat, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Calling all gamers looking to make new gamer friends: this is the group for you. Choose from a variety of games to play with other local teens in the area. For teens in grades 7-12.

Mon, Oct 24, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Wed, Oct 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Open maker workshop. Sample our featured technology or bring your own project to work on. This program is drop in. No registration required.

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Come dressed up in costume and sing along to your favorite Halloween themed songs!

Mon, Oct 31, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Tue, Nov 01, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B
Come to our NaNoWriMo kickoff party to learn how the library can help you write your 50,000 word novel.

Mon, Nov 07, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Tue, Nov 08, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Racing to write 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month? Come to the library for a NaNoWriMo write in! Bring your laptop for writing sprints. Refreshments and prizes.

Thu, Nov 10, 1:30pm - 4:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
A colorful musical biopic about recording and movie star Elvis Presley.

Sat, Nov 12, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Find out your starting score and identify your strengths and weaknesses by taking the SAT Practice Test presented by iAchieve Learning.

Mon, Nov 14, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Tue, Nov 15, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Racing to write 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month? Come to the library for a NaNoWriMo write in! Bring your laptop for writing sprints. Refreshments and prizes.

Tue, Nov 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Halloween may be over, but we're still in the Halloween spirit! Join us to make a macramé ghost wall hanging for your room! For teens in grades 7-12. Registration Required.

Thu, Nov 17, 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, Nov 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Calling all gamers looking to make new gamer friends: this is the group for you. Choose from a variety of games to play with other local teens in the area. For teens in grades 7-12.

Sat, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
As we head into the cold months, birds need a high protein diet. Suet offers the perfect supplement, plus it's the favorite of Woodpeckers, Flickers, Chickadees and Nuthatch.

Mon, Nov 21, All day
Des Plaines Public Library - 3rd Floor
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. Drop in to pick up your kit throughout the month! Available while supplies last. For teens in grades 7-12.

Mon, Nov 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Tue, Nov 22, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Racing to write 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month? Come to the library for a NaNoWriMo write in! Bring your laptop for writing sprints. Refreshments and prizes.

Wed, Nov 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
Open maker workshop. Sample our featured technology or bring your own project to work on. This program is drop in. No registration required.