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Susan Garlisch

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3400|

Upcoming Events

May 2018

Guided Meditation for Teens

May 23 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you need a break from homework or studying for finals? You need to hit pause. Our busy lives are in need of a pause and sort button. Various forms of meditation can be an effective form of stress reduction. Journey through guided meditation with Danielle Henson, Meditation Guide, and develop your own unique ways to hit the pause button and slow down your life for an hour. This FREE activity is sponsored by the DeKalb Kiwanis Club "A Healthy Mind in…

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June 2018

ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

June 2 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

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Video Gaming Club

June 4 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Teens and tweens 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 grades 6-12. June Tournament Schedule: June 4: Streetfighter June 11: Call of Duty, Black Ops III June 18: Naruto June 25: Injustice 2 For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Tweens Read, Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power

June 5 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin--Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley--love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen . . . and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella's, where the woods contain endless mysteries. Based on the bestselling, cult-favorite graphic novels. Today is no exception.…

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Middle School TAG

June 7 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

TAG = Tween Advisory Group Making Libraries Work for Tweens! Let’s talk about your top favorite book, manga, or graphic novel series. Does the library have them? Should we get them? Reading lists of top fives will be shared during summer reading. 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…

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Adventure @ Your Library

June 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 21, 2018

Evil Threatens. The World Needs Saving. TIME TO STEP UP! 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…

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Volunteen Hours

June 8 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 22, 2018

Parents need you to get out of the house? The library needs volunteers! Most teens need service hours to graduate. Sign up to be a Volunteen. You help out the library you know and love! What do Volunteens do? You will learn how to clean books and edge books, help get ready for programs, pick books for displays, assist during large programs You can work in groups with your friends, this is not a silent activity, though library rules apply.…

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ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

June 9 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

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Volunteen Hours

June 11 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Parents need you to get out of the house? The library needs volunteers! Most teens need service hours to graduate. Sign up to be a Volunteen. You help out the library you know and love! What do Volunteens do? You will learn how to clean books and edge books, help get ready for programs, pick books for displays, assist during large programs You can work in groups with your friends, this is not a silent activity, though library rules apply.…

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Video Gaming Club

June 11 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Teens and tweens 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 grades 6-12. June Tournament Schedule: June 4: Streetfighter June 11: Call of Duty, Black Ops III June 18: Naruto June 25: Injustice 2 For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Art & Design: Zentangling

June 12 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Zen is a peaceful state of mind. Tangles are small patterned drawings. Together they make Zentangles. Play with fun patterns like Scrumble, Stacks, Squid. Become a fan of this peaceful and fun drawing style! Art supplies included. This FREE program is intended for grades 5-8. No registration required, but space is limited to the first fifteen attendees. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

June 16 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

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Video Gaming Club

June 18 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Teens and tweens 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 grades 6-12. June Tournament Schedule: June 4: Streetfighter June 11: Call of Duty, Black Ops III June 18: Naruto June 25: Injustice 2 For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Young Actors’ Club: Heroes vs. Villains

June 19 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Tweens and teens create and become your own original characters in this performance art workshop. This month is Heroes vs. Villains. How you approach this subject is your choice. Write a song or scene in which both the hero and villain have their say. Team up with a partner and show us what breakfast with Batman and The Joker would be like. Costumes or props available. This FREE program is intended for ages 10 and up. No registration required. For…

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Adventure @ Your Library

June 21 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 21, 2018

Evil Threatens. The World Needs Saving. TIME TO STEP UP! 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…

Find out more »

Volunteen Hours

June 22 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 22, 2018

Parents need you to get out of the house? The library needs volunteers! Most teens need service hours to graduate. Sign up to be a Volunteen. You help out the library you know and love! What do Volunteens do? You will learn how to clean books and edge books, help get ready for programs, pick books for displays, assist during large programs You can work in groups with your friends, this is not a silent activity, though library rules apply.…

Find out more »

ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

June 23 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

Find out more »

Volunteen Hours

June 25 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Parents need you to get out of the house? The library needs volunteers! Most teens need service hours to graduate. Sign up to be a Volunteen. You help out the library you know and love! What do Volunteens do? You will learn how to clean books and edge books, help get ready for programs, pick books for displays, assist during large programs You can work in groups with your friends, this is not a silent activity, though library rules apply.…

Find out more »

Video Gaming Club

June 25 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Teens and tweens 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 grades 6-12. June Tournament Schedule: June 4: Streetfighter June 11: Call of Duty, Black Ops III June 18: Naruto June 25: Injustice 2 For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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High School TAG

June 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

TAG = Teen Advisory Group Making Libraries Work for Teens! Let’s talk about your top favorite book, manga, or graphic novel series. Does the library have them? Should we get them? Reading lists of top fives will be shared during summer reading. 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…

Find out more »

ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

June 30 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Join other area teens and tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or…

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