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Samantha Hathaway

(815) 756-9568 ext. 1701|

July 2020

Virtual Event: Jules Verne & H.G. Wells, the Birth of Sci-Fi and the First Citizens of the Future

Saturday July 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jules Verne & Herbert George (H.G.) Wells, largely thought to be the creators of a new literary genre, Science Fiction, are largely unknown quantities beyond their names and a few of their most well-known imaginative tales. While there is no doubt that they deserve lasting fame for their amazing accomplishments, there were other contributors to what was termed “Scientifiction” and those select few who were able to imagine the world we now inhabit and beyond, live on in their stories.…

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Virtual Event: The Essential Great Chicago Fire

Saturday July 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

It started in a barn and, two days of flaming hell later, nearly destroyed a city. In this virtual version of The Essential Great Chicago Fire, William Pack weaves together technical details of the fire with vivid firsthand accounts from those who lived through the conflagration of 1871, bringing alive all the excitement and terror in a multi-media storytelling event that will not soon be forgotten. Born and raised in Chicago, William Pack is a magician, storyteller, and author. At 11 years…

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Virtual Event: The Power of Faith with Joan Aubele

Wednesday July 29 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Author and speaker, Joan Aubele has brought her story to life to many Churches, Hospitals, Libraries, Relay For Life events, and other venues.  Join us virtually when Joan gives her inspirational presentation and shares her amazing tale of survival. The Dance is about a twenty-nine year old mother to three small children is diagnosed with terminal cancer and told to make her funeral arrangement.  Instead of succumbing to the given death sentence, she decides to fight.   Vast prayer requests from…

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August 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday August 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses Workshop

Thursday August 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 6:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 22, 2020

Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily connects jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to find ready and qualified candidates for entry level and part time positions in their business. Participants will also get a chance to compare the cost of hiring and learn of…

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September 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday September 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Healthy Habits that Save

Thursday September 17 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Eating healthy does not mean you have to break the bank. Learn tips and recipes that can keep you on track, with your health and budget. This program will be run by Haley Herrmann, Community Health Specialist and Prevention Specialist from Northwestern Medicine. This program will be limited to 48 participants. First come, first served! For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.  

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Virtual Event: Mind Game – Perception Deception

Saturday September 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Our brain decides how we perceive everything around us. It finds patterns and solves problems efficiently, except for when it lies to us. In this engaging, virtual program William Pack explores the real science of how our brains trick us into seeing and believing things that don’t exist. You’ll experience how optical illusions work, why people fall for scams, and how our daily choices are influenced, including how we are wired to believe fake news. William will also give the…

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Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Thursday September 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 6:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2020

Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect job seekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to reach local employers with job openings and how to make themselves easily available to local businesses. This workshop is free and intended for teens and adults. No registration is required. Also check out MoreWithUs - Everyday Jobs by clicking…

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October 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday October 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Professional Family Photos

Saturday October 3 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Autumn is a beautiful time of the year to gather the family and take a photo that will last a lifetime. The library is offering free 15-minute time slots with a professional photographer for patrons to get 3-5 quality family photos taken. Photographer Jesus Galindo will take a variety of photos, both in the library’s main lobby and in the library’s courtyard, and email them to you a few days after the program. You can download and use them in…

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Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses Workshop

Thursday October 22 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 6:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 22, 2020

Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily connects jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to find ready and qualified candidates for entry level and part time positions in their business. Participants will also get a chance to compare the cost of hiring and learn of…

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November 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday November 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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December 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday December 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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