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Samantha Hathaway

(815) 756-9568 ext. 1701|

Upcoming Events

June 2018

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

June 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 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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Medicare Made Clear

June 22 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 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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Medicare Made Clear

June 25 @ 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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July 2018

Blood Drive

July 21 @ 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

The DeKalb Public Library, in conjunction with Heartland Blood Center, is sponsoring another community blood drive. Every donor will receive a complimentary offer for a FREE breakfast entrée from Chick-fil-A and a FREE t-shirt. To schedule your donation, please sign-up in person at the library or online at www.heartlandbc.org. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome! Remember to eat a hearty breakfast and come hydrated before making your donation! You must be 16 years or older to donate blood. For…

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August 2018

The Roots of Folk Concert

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

Barry Cloyd is a touring singer, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist, and historian. Join us for this one-of-a-kind educational and historical presentation with guitar and banjo music! Barry will play Multi-Instrumental/Americana/Roots music that includes Blues, Folk, Celtic & Originals in this after-hours concert in the library’s main lobby. This FREE event is family friendly and requires no registration. Refreshments will be served! For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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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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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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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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November 2018

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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