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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn the story of Illinois railroads - from leaky, steam-driven teakettles to high speed signature passenger trains hurtling from Chicago to Springfield.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Sep 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Test your knowledge of things you should have learned in school while socializing with new or old friends and enjoying snacks and drinks.
This event is full

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sat, Sep 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Film screening of Love Between the Covers / Meet local romance authors / Tea and talk with other romance readers.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Sep 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cabaret performers Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael celebrate the music of Irving Berlin and George Gershwin.

Des Plaines Public Library
Fri, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Our favorite sommelier Dr. Gregory Sarlo returns with a spectacular sampling of sparkling wines. You must be 21 years or older to attend this program. Registration begins September 17.
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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
A free screening of the independent film The Rider

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Oct 07, 1:30pm - 3:45pm
A free screening of the feature film All the Money in the World.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Sat, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
This workshop will cover: · Key tips and strategies for developing a U.S. style resume ·  How to showcase skills in a competitive job market ·  UpGlo’s Job Search Program

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Tue, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
What makes matcha different from loose leaf green tea? Learn about its origin and understand the difference between varieties of matcha.
This event is full

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Get up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn't and your potential out of pocket exposure.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sat, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Is cryptocurreny the beginning of an international economy? Come join the conversation here. 

Historic Methodist Campground - 1900 E Algonquin Road
Sat, Oct 20, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Enjoy snacks and a warm beverage at the campground's hotel (1900 E. Algonquin Rd) while we discuss the book White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi.

Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Mon, Oct 22, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Discover proven strategies to land a job, as Illinois workNet Center speakers share what’s working and what’s not in today’s job market.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In this slide presentation, historian Dominic Pacyga will trace the rise and fall of Chicago's Union Stock Yard.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
If you are a 20 or 30 something and you enjoy craft beer, join us for a night of socializing and beer tasting provided by Fibs Brewing Company.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Diane Delin Jazz Quartet performs jazz based songs from around the world.

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

Des Plaines Public Library
Thu, Nov 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Egypt. In costume and in character, Martina Mathisen is Cleopatra.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Nov 04, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
A free screening of a feature length film.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Nov 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dressed in traditional Ojibwa regalia, author Kim Sigafus will share her knowledge of many aspects of Native American cultures.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Nov 09, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
A free screening of the documentary film RBG.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Sat, Nov 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Informational meeting

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Tue, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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.