Yesterday, a dedication ceremony occurred at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. President Obama, first responders, and survivors were among the attendees. The museum opens to the public on May 21.
Find books and DVDs covering 9/11 at the library. Watch the dedication ceremony.
On May 9, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed that the second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day. Learn more about the history of the holiday.
Indian Prairie now subscribes to Legal Forms, which provides a wide selection of Illinois legal forms covering bankruptcy, divorce, landlord-tenant, wills, and more. Also includes a law dictionary.
With your Indian Prairie library card, access sample forms which are carefully reviewed and updated by attorneys. Find additional legal resources on our website.
Indian Prairie Public Library will be one of 2,300 libraries and book stores across the country giving away free books in support of the third annual World Book Night on April 23.
Look for IPPL volunteers at restaurants, stores and other businesses in Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge during the evening hours. Businesses include: Buona Beef, Darien; Cooper’s Hawk, Burr Ridge; Culver’s, Darien; Darien Park District; Sportsplex, Darien; McDonald’s, Darien; Starbucks, Burr Ridge; Starbucks, Willowbrook; The Patio, Darien; and Whole Foods, Willowbrook.
Books titles to be given away include After the Funeral by Agatha Christie, Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain, Miss Darcy Falls in Love by Sharon Lathan, Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow, The Dog Stars by Peter Heller, The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown, Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple.
World Book Night was created to spread the love of reading, person to person. Each year on April 23 – William Shakespeare’s birthday – approximately 25,000 volunteers give away a half million free books in more than 6,000 communities across the country. For more information about World Book Night, visit www.worldbooknight.org.
IPPL patrons can now stream movies and music directly to their personal device using hoopla. There are also Roku devices available for checkout featuring some of the latest movies. For more information visit the E-movies and E-Music page or learn about it at our two learning sessions on Jan 7 or Jan 11.