Today the library is open from: 9am-5pm

Stone Soup Shakespeare Present Hamlet @ Huntley Park

Huntley Park

In Stone Soup Shakespeare's tour of Hamlet, a decadent party swirls around the prince as he encounters ghosts, wrestles with his inner demons, and seeks revenge for the mistakes of the past generation.  Featuring new music by Chicago artists, Hamlet explores a young person finding his way in a dangerous world. Part campfire ghost story, and part murder […]


Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Zimmerman Meeting Room

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 jobseekers 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 […]

A Visit with Mrs. Lincoln

Yusunas Meeting Room

Mary Lincoln comes to life as presented by Valerie Gugala. She sets the historical record straight as she takes listeners through her life as a young woman born into a wealthy Lexington, KY family, and the transformation she made from that life to become the wife of a young man whose background was just the […]

Building Your Resume

Zimmerman Meeting Room

Learn about key basics to building a successful resume! This workshop will include how to structure your resume, tips on how to write achievement based statements, and tricks to help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems. This workshop is held in conjunction with workNet Batavia. It is intended for adults and teens. No registration is […]

Miscellany and Mirth of the Midwest

Yusunas Meeting Room

Musician and storyteller, Dave Martin, takes us on a good-natured romp through the midwest which explores the culture and storied history of the region, performing both traditional and original songs while infusing quixotic anecdotes about his family’s place in America’s heartland. Beginning at seed-time on the Fertile Crescent, (where history began, after all) with the […]

Leveraging Your LinkedIn

Zimmerman Meeting Room

This workshop will help you build your LinkedIn profile from start to finish. Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn to build your professional brand and connect with others in your industry! This workshop is held in conjunction with workNet Batavia. It is intended for adults and teens. No registration is required. For more information, please […]

Author Fair

Main Lobby

Learn about the recent publications of area authors from the writers themselves. The library’s main lobby will be filled with local authors showcasing their works and answering questions throughout the day. Eight authors will provide a brief presentation in the Yusunas Meeting Room during the event. Listen to excerpts from their books, ask questions, and […]