Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pianist Mark Damisch will play selections from Aaron Copland and George Gershwin.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In this art slide presentation, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses highlights of John Singer Sargent's career as a portraitist, muralist and plein air painter.

Des Plaines Public Library - The Terrace
Fri, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Emma Marston from the Des Plaines History Center will give an informal talk about the history of downtown Des Plaines – as seen from the view from the 4th Floor Terrace.
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Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Tue, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What makes matcha different from loose leaf green tea? Learn about its origin and understand the difference between varieties of matcha.
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Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Educator and author Raymond Wiggers presents a richly illustrated lecture specially designed to honor the Illinois Bicentennial.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Aug 05, 1:30pm - 3:40pm
A free screening of the feature film Phantom Thread.

Des Plaines Public Library
Tue, Aug 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Fri, Aug 10, 6:15pm - 8:45pm
A free screening of the international film The Square.

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Wed, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we go behind the scenes to uncover the truths of being a professional gamer for a living in the documentary "A Gamer's Life - The Lives of Professional Video Game Players".

Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Sun, Aug 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon concert with acoustic bluegrass band Big Sadie.