Featured Database – Newsbank: America’s Newspapers

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Access the Peoria Journal Star online by clicking here!

To search and read newspapers from throughout Illinois, click here.

To access newspapers from throughout the country, including the Wall Street Journal, Peoria Journal Star, USA Today, and Washington Post, click here. 

New to E-Books or Need Help?

  DPLD offers e-book and e-reader workshops; check the event calendar to see what we have coming up. Sign up for a one-on-one tutorial for help with your device. If you are reading e-books on certain e-readers, you’ll need to download Adobe Digital Editions. If you are using an Apple or Android mobile device, tablet, Kindle Fire, or Nook Tablet, you’ll need to download the OverDrive Media Console App. See a list of compatible devices.

CACTUS Club @ Your Library

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Creative Artists & Crafters Tackle Unfinished Stuff Club

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Usually the 1st Friday of the month from 10:00 until noon (drop-in style).

Our next meeting will be on June 2!

Our challenge (if you choose to participate) is to create something humorous…something that would make someone else laugh or a least make their lips twitch into a small smile.  🙂

We provide the tables…you bring your unfinished projects to work on. Meet others to share ideas & learn new techniques!

Hope you can join us. Bring a friend!

Knit & Stitch @ Your Library

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Meet new people as you work on a fresh project or
finish that UFO that’s been sitting around a while. New knitters and crocheters and other needle crafters welcome…friendly help is here!

Meets the 2nd Friday of the month 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Our next meeting will be on Friday, June 9..

Yoga @ Your Library

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Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30 – 6:30

Tuesday & Thursday mornings 8:45 – 9:45

There will be no yoga class on Tuesday, July 4.

Never the same twice! Enjoy the diversity of yoga.

Bring a yoga mat or towel, and a water bottle.

Instructor led classes.

 

Chair Yoga @ Your Library

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Thursdays 2:00 – 2:45 pm

Interested in trying yoga, but don’t think your body can? Well, this class is for you!

Chairs provided. No mat needed. Wear comfortable clothing.

Instructor led.

“Who Picked This?” Book Club

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Our next read will be The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern to be discussed on Tuesday, June 20.

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing. Despite the high stakes, Celia and Marco soon tumble headfirst into love, setting off a domino effect of dangerous consequences, and leaving the lives of everyone, from the performers to the patrons, hanging in the balance.

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7•Ups Book Club

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This group meets on the 4th Thursday at 11:00 during February, March, April, May, August, September, and October.

Title: Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death Series #1), Author: Ariana Franklin

On Thursday, October 27 we’ll be discussing Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin

Synopsis from Barnes & Noble…

The national bestselling hit hailed by the New York Times as a “vibrant medieval mystery…[it] outdoes the competition.”

In medieval Cambridge, England, Adelia, a female forensics expert, is summoned by King Henry II to investigate a series of gruesome murders that has wrongly implicated the Jewish population, yielding even more tragic results. As Adelia’s investigation takes her behind the closed doors of the country’s churches, the killer prepares to strike again.