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Grander Opening Success!

November 8th, 2016 The DeKalb Public  Library began a new era when it re-opened the renovated Haish Memorial Library building on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. This historic day completed the two-year, $25.3 million expansion and restoration project that began in ...

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Share Your Opinion on STEAM Learning Center

September 22nd, 2016 Share your opinion today! The STEAM Learning Center Project Team is interested in better understanding the priorities and needs of the community related to a potential innovative learning center. This learning center aims to provide hands-on interactive experiences ...

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Teen & Local History Room Hours

September 22nd, 2016 The Teen Room is open for anyone in school grades 6 – 12th. Teens will need their own DeKalb library card (in good standing order) or District #428 school I.D. to use the internet computers, tablets, study rooms, and video games.  ...

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Target Grant Provides English Teacher @Library Program

August 9th, 2016 New English Teacher in the Library Program to Begin in August Do you know a child, teen, or adult who needs help learning to read, learning to write, or learning to speak English? The DeKalb Public Library is proud to ...

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Closing and a Grander Reopening!

August 9th, 2016 We will re-open the much anticipated Haish Memorial Library building on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. This historic day will complete the two-year, $25.3 million expansion and restoration project that began in June of 2014. You will NOT ...

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Phantom of the Opera Trip!

August 9th, 2016 THE FRIENDS OF DEKALB PUBLIC LIBRARY Announces a fund-raising trip Just in time for the holidays . . . Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular NEW production of ANDREW LLOYD WEBER’S The Phantom of the Opera Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago, Thursday, December 15, 2016 Winner of seven 1988 ...

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New Bike Racks

July 13th, 2016 We have added 3 new bike racks, in addition to the ones that were currently installed in front of the new parkway of the Haish building! Try them out when you get a chance! They are located in the ...

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Haish Tours

July 7th, 2016 The historic Haish Memorial Library building is almost ready for its big makeover reveal on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. If you want to take a sneak peek at the process in action, here is your chance! There will ...

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Rates & Fines are Changing

June 16th, 2016 Beginning on July 1, 2016, fines for overdue books, audio books, music CDs, and magazines will increase to 20 cents/day.  Non-Resident Rates will change for families to $118.89 and for renters to  $49.13. DVD overdue fines will remain at ...

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“Read for the Win” during Summer Reading

May 27th, 2016 The DeKalb Public Library’s summer reading program for children, teens, and adults kicks-off on Monday, June 6th featuring the action-packed game theme “Read for the Win”.   The program is for any age group, beginning from birth to adults. Rewards for meeting goals ...

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