Des Plaines Public Library 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL60016 Des Plaines Public Library houses a vast collection of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and music. The four-story building is…More one the largest public libraries in the Chicagoland area. It offers free wi-fi and services for the vision- and hearing-impaired. There are meeting rooms that can be reserved for public use and it hosts regular events for kids, teens and adults, like Family Movie Night. Sign-up for the E-newsletter or follow the library on Facebook and Twitter. The website is extremely extensive and it also hosts several blogs. Find these blogs under the "What's New?" tab on the website.