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Samantha Hathaway

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August 2018

Medicare Made Clear

August 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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Medicare Made Clear

August 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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September 2018

Variety Show: Magic, Ventriloquism, and Comedy

September 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

John P. Hopkins returns to the library to thrill us with his popular and expansive variety show. John will enthrall us with his magic, stun us with his ventriloquism, and delight us with his comedy. This action-packed show will keep the audience glued to edge of their seats! John has been making people laugh for over 25 years and it’s been his great pleasure. In addition to his flawless sleight-of-hand he also incorporates juggling, ventriloquism, pick-pocket,  and audience participation with…

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Tuesday Movie: Overboard (2018)

September 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tonight we will be showing Overboard (2018), a remake of the classic 1987 Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russel film. Kate (Anna Faris) is a single, working-class mother of three who's hired to clean a luxury yacht that belongs to Leonardo (Eugenio Derbez) -- a selfish, spoiled and wealthy Mexican playboy. After unjustly firing Kate, Leonardo falls off the boat and wakes up with no memory of who he is. To get payback, Kate shows up at the hospital and convinces…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

September 5 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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8 Countries in 1 Day

September 8 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hold onto your hats, DeKalb! Patrons are invited to a whirlwind adventure around the world as we portray the customs of eight different countries throughout the library. Join us for bilingual story times in Mexico! Witness Tinikling traditional dance in The Philippines. Experience the British invasion of the Beatles and watch Monte Python and Fawlty Towers. Sample cocktail samosas and Pani Puri in India. And much, much more! Other countries featured include Guatemala, Germany, and Brazil. Each country will have…

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Tuesday Movie: Mamma Mia! (2008)

September 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

After ten years the sequel has finally been released! Tonight we will be showing the first Mamma Mia! (2008). Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter's wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother's past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day. This…

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Medieval Meals

September 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take a glimpse into history and enjoy some savory fare as Chef Michael Niksic presents "Medieval Meals".  This program will also feature from his collection one of the largest detailed castles in North America. Though we won't be jousting, there will be fascinating history and myth-busting about life in the Medieval Ages.  Tasting portions will be substantial in size and pictures are welcome. Chef Michael Niksic began his cooking career in 1976 and stamped his name in Chicago’s cuisine when…

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Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking

September 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spend an hour learning the many truths about healthier eating habits. Learn which cookware is preferred and which is harmful. This is an information filled sprint through the kitchen.  Sample offerings from Chef Michael Niksic's first e-book, "Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking" will be served.  Chef Niksic's experience and ability to communicate information in clear, retainable portions is his trademark.  This program will be fun, casual, and informative. Michael will also share more than a few of the funny situations…

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Tuesday Movie: Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom (2018)

September 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Newly released on DVD, tonight we will be showing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs, while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet. This movie is rated PG-13 and is intended…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

September 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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National Issues Forum: Immigration in America

September 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

For centuries, a steady influx of people from other countries has helped make the United States a nation comprised of immigrants. Today, many people are asking questions about the country’s immigration policies—important questions that we need to consider together. This forum will discuss this national issue and various courses of action that can be taken to alleviate the problem. All participants must remain respectful and courteous of others’ opinions and ideas. The discussion will be led by trained professional Tracy…

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Medicare Made Clear

September 22 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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Medicare Made Clear

September 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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Tuesday Movie: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

September 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Are you an android? Do you dream of electric sheep? Tonight we will be showing Blade Runner 2049 (2017). Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years. This movie is rated R and is intended for…

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Fairy Tales for Adults

September 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ron Allison returns with another installment of Fairy Tales for Adults! This time, he will be discussing a Russian tale, The Firebird and the Princess Vasilisa, and Grimms’ The Mermaid of the Mill Pond. Mr. Allison’s approach grew out of his long-standing love of European fairy tales and encounters with storytellers who opened up the possibilities of using fairy tales for self-examination among adult audiences. Much like dream analysis, this approach posits the possibility of viewing the narratives as metaphorical…

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October 2018

National Issues Forum: What Should We Do About the Opioid Epidemic?

October 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drug abuse, a problem the United States has faced for decades, has taken a sharp and lethal turn with the rise of opioids—both legal painkillers, such as oxycodone and fentanyl, and illegal ones like heroin. What should we do to relieve the opioid epidemic facing our communities? This forum will discuss this national issue and various courses of action that can be taken to alleviate the problem. All participants must remain respectful and courteous of others’ opinions and ideas. The…

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Medicare Made Clear

October 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

Find out more »

Medicare Made Clear

October 29 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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November 2018

Medicare Made Clear

November 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 24, 2018

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or…

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National Issues Forum: Health Care—How Can We Reduce Costs and Still Get the Care We Need?

November 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Americans worry about the high cost of health care. Personally, many of us fear that we are on medical catastrophe from bankruptcy. On a national level, spending on health care exceeds spending for defense and threatens our country’s solvency. Deliberative forums on this difficult subject will challenge participants to carefully weigh the trade-offs involved in achieving those things they most care about: good health, ability to pay their bills, personal freedom, and a nation that can meet its citizens’ needs.…

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December 2018

National Issues Forum: The Future of Work—How Should We Prepare for the New Economy

December 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The U.S. economy is undergoing a dramatic and rapid transformation that is profoundly affecting what Americans do for a living and how well they do financially. Many things that were taken for granted a generation ago—such as secure employment and ever-better wages and benefits—are no more. Millions struggle to make ends meet and to attain a secure retirement. This forum will discuss this national issue and various courses of action that can be taken to alleviate the problem. All participants…

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