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Susan Garlisch

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3400|

August 2018

Adventure @ Your Library

August 16 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on August 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Adventure @ Your Library is DeKalb Public Library’s own tabletop role-playing group for teens. Join us for an adventure game where YOUR choices make the difference between utter defeat and glorious victory! Stomp the Bad Guys. Save the World. Refreshments are provided–all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm and imagination. This group is for youth ages 12 to 18. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Video Gaming Club with The Gaming Goat

August 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

Tournament Schedule: August 6: Street Fighter V August 13: Super Smash Bros August 20: Injustice 2 August 27: Naruto Middle School and High School students are invited to join the new Video Gaming Club run by the Gaming Goat. Try new or retro games each week. Tournaments! Gift card prizes! No registration is required to attend this FREE club. It is intended for 6th-12th grade. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Teen STEM Café Focus Group

August 22 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

NIU’s Teen STEM Café comes to DeKalb Public Library! Join other DeKalb area teens (grades 6th-12th) to brainstorm special events where science and technology experts from around the state visit the library to talk with teens about their research and experience out in the field. Today, you can pick subjects which you would like to learn about, such as earth and space, chemistry, and experimental engineering. Teen team members gain leadership experience, network with hundreds of other teens and science…

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High School T.A.G: Awesome Autumn Activities

August 23 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

This month’s theme is Awesome Autumn Activities! We need your suggestions for fun fall-themed programs and displays for the Teen Room! T.A.G. = Teen Advisory Group – Making Libraries Work for Teens! TAG is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Attend regularly and earn service credit…

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Video Gaming Club with The Gaming Goat

August 27 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

Tournament Schedule: August 6: Street Fighter V August 13: Super Smash Bros August 20: Injustice 2 August 27: Naruto Middle School and High School students are invited to join the new Video Gaming Club run by the Gaming Goat. Try new or retro games each week. Tournaments! Gift card prizes! No registration is required to attend this FREE club. It is intended for 6th-12th grade. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Middle School T.A.G.

August 28 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

This month’s theme is Awesome Autumn Activities! We need your suggestions for fun fall-themed programs and displays for the Teen Room! T.A.G. = Teen Advisory Group – Making Libraries Work for Teens! TAG is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm!…

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Rubix Cube Tournament

August 30 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Are you a genius? Do you want to impress your friends by being the first to solve a Rubix Cube? Come to our first ever Rubix Cube Tournament featuring puzzles of different sizes: 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, triangles, and more!!! Challenges include: fastest puzzle solving for each size, fastest one-side solved, fastest team relay, and even blindfold puzzle-solving. Cube-themed prizes will be given to the ultimate cube puzzle solvers! This FREE program is intended for youth in grades 6-12. No registration…

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