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8 Countries in 1 Day

The DeKalb Public Library hosts an annual event titled “8 Countries in 1 Day” with funds from the Brian D. Slavenas Center of Cross-Cultural Understanding. This event is entirely FREE and open to all members of the public. It provides ...

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading begins at the DeKalb Public Library on Monday, June 4 and runs through August 4. Summer Reading is for all ages, with a children, teen, and adult reading logs and prizes for each age level. Children’s reading clubs are ...

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Changes to the Philanthropy Center Databases

The Philanthropy Center, housed in the DeKalb Public Library's Adult Services department and made available in conjunction with the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership, contains resources aimed at patrons who run or want to establish non-profit groups, but need funding. It is ...

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New Database: Brainfuse’s JobNow

The DeKalb Public Library has recently subscribed to a new database to help job seekers any time and any place. Brainfuse’s JobNow is a rich suite of services designed to help patrons with career exploration, résumé and cover letter creation, ...

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Library Provides Film Series in Conjunction with DCCG

The DeKalb Public Library is partnering with the DeKalb County Community Gardens to provide a series of films and discussions on harvesting and planting seeds to create a sustainable food source. All movies will begin at 6:30 p.m. The first program ...

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Library Makes USA Today List

August 31st, 2017 The DeKalb Public Library’s new addition is getting attention nationwide. On August 9, USA Today published a list of “25 must-see buildings in Illinois”, one of which is our very own library. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) named ...

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“Little Learners” Outreach Program Wins Award

May 25th, 2017 On May 17, 2017, at its annual Charter Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Altrusa International of DeKalb-Sycamore recognized DeKalb Public Library’s “Little Learners” Outreach Program for its annual Literacy Recognition Award. The Literacy Recognition Award recognizes a local person, organization ...

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New Director Hired!

November 29th, 2016 The Board of Trustees of the DeKalb Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Emily Faulkner as its new director. Faulkner earned a Master of Information Science degree from City University, London, England, and has ...

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Community Thank You Event

November 29th, 2016 Dee and Gary Coover invite you to come in from the cold and enjoy live entertainment, light refreshments, and a silent auction on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 5:30—8:30 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. This event will be held ...

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