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Library Introduces Remote Printing

The library is pleased to announce that we have installed Princh, a wireless printing solution. From now on you can use your own mobile device to print your documents! All you have to do is download the free Princh app ...

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Library Establishes New Strategic Plan

In 2018 the DeKalb Public Library embarked on a strategic planning process to consider current, anticipated and possible future community needs. Careful consideration was given to determine which of those needs the Library can help meet. These strategic directions provide ...

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Around Town Scavenger Hunt

It’s Showtime At Your Library! Join the DeKalb Public Library for spectacular events, fun activities, and, of course, lots of good reading! This summer, a NEW addition to our programs is the Around Town Scavenger Hunt. Each week, the library will ...

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Summer Reading, It’s Showtime at Your Library!

Summer Reading at DeKalb Public Library begins Monday, June 3, and continues through Saturday, August 10, with summer reading clubs for children, teens, and adults. Youth Summer Reading There are four different reading clubs for children age 0-12, so choose the best ...

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DeKalb High School Alum Richard Powers Wins Pulitzer Prize

“Listen. There’s something you need to hear.” According to The Washington Post, “The Overstory, by Richard Powers, a sprawling epic about the wonderful life and alarming death of trees, has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for fiction." To view the entire ...

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Library to Celebrate Eight Worlds in One Day

On Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., let your imagination soar at the DeKalb Public Library's "Eight Worlds in One Day" event! Grab a passport and travel to one of our eight Worlds of Reading. Ask for ...

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New Sound Studio Opens

Are you a Musician, podcaster or Youtuber? Come check out the library’s new insulated sound studio where we have a variety of equipment available for use. The studio is an approximately 80 square foot sound resistant room located in the ...

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Paint-a-Plug Contest

Patrons of DeKalb Public Library have the opportunity to be the first to engage in a brand new Paint-a-Plug Program to turn DeKalb’s fire hydrants into works of art. Artists are encouraged to incorporate different elements of the community or ...

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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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