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Theresa Winterbauer

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3300|

May 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

May 31 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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June 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

June 1 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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Sponge-Painted Butterfly Craft

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Add color to your butterfly wings and it will be ready to hang in your room! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Sponge-Painted Butterfly Craft

June 5 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Add color to your butterfly wings and it will be ready to hang in your room! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Juggling Funny Stories: Bringing Literature to Life

June 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Using comedy, juggling, and more, professional storyteller and actor Chris Fascione brings classic and contemporary children’s literature to life in this fast-paced, fun-filled performance! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Juggling Funny Stories: Bringing Literature to Life

June 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Using comedy, juggling, and more, professional storyteller and actor Chris Fascione brings classic and contemporary children’s literature to life in this fast-paced, fun-filled performance! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Smiley Butterfly Craft

June 6 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This butterfly will brighten your day when you add stickers and pom-pons for decorations! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Photo Frame Craft

June 11 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your photo frame for Daddy or Grandpa.  Then put in your picture and make him smile! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Photo Frame Craft

June 12 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Decorate your photo frame for Daddy or Grandpa.  Then put in your picture and make him smile! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Wendy & DB: Rocking Fun

June 13 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on June 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Join award-winning children’s music duo Wendy & DB for a program that will have you and your children singing, dancing, and jumping along with their original songs and upbeat lyrics!  Each song encourages imagination and exploration. No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Wendy & DB: Rocking Fun

June 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on June 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Join award-winning children’s music duo Wendy & DB for a program that will have you and your children singing, dancing, and jumping along with their original songs and upbeat lyrics!  Each song encourages imagination and exploration. No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Tissue Dragonfly Craft

June 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Add color to your dragonfly's wings and watch it take flight! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Lego Club: Backyard Adventure

June 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and build a Lego garden with us. We will spend time constructing bugs, plants, and anything else you can find in the garden. Afterwards we will assemble the Lego garden and take pictures of our creation. Lego Club is open to all school-age children and their siblings. Our target audience is K through 5, but we recognize that some younger siblings may tag along. That’s fine with us. Just be aware that there are many small pieces. Parents and/or…

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Hungry Frog Craft

June 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Gulp!  This frog catches a fly on its tongue.  Ribbit!  Ribbit! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gracie Allen loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Gracie Allen, a Papillon/Chihuahua mix, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Gracie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Hungry Frog Craft

June 19 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Gulp!  This frog catches a fly on its tongue.  Ribbit!  Ribbit! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show

June 20 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Magician and balloon artist Matthew Scherer returns to present a participatory program full of magically illustrated stories and routines.  Laugh and marvel at his stunning tricks! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show

June 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Magician and balloon artist Matthew Scherer returns to present a participatory program full of magically illustrated stories and routines.  Laugh and marvel at his stunning tricks! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Fluffy Lion Craft

June 20 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

You can give this sleepy lion a colorful mane and tail with tissue pieces! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sophie loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Sophie, a Goldendoodle, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Sophie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Shape Trains Craft

June 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

These colorful trains are made of paper shapes.  Each one will be different! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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All About Berries!

June 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn all about berries, including why they are so good for you, with Lisa Brandt from HyVee.  Enjoy samples of the following recipes featuring these summertime favorites: Blueberry Slump, Savory Blueberry Pizza, and Very Berry Smoothie! Space is limited to 25 participants.  Please register for this FREE program using the form below. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Shape Trains Craft

June 26 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

These colorful trains are made of paper shapes.  Each one will be different! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Robin’s Dog Stars

June 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Join Robin Bengtson and dog stars Cedar, a border collie, and Gracie, a black lab, for a fun and entertaining show full of amazing canine tricks. See Cedar and Gracie jump through hoops, count, and more! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Robin’s Dog Stars

June 27 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Join Robin Bengtson and dog stars Cedar, a border collie, and Gracie, a black lab, for a fun and entertaining show full of amazing canine tricks. See Cedar and Gracie jump through hoops, count, and more! No registration is required to attend this FREE program!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Dragon Chain Craft

June 27 @ 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Have fun making this paper-chain dragon that breathes "fire!" For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Lego Club: Dream House

June 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

If you could have a room designed by you, what would you put in it? Today you will build the coolest room that you can think of and then we will design them into a Lego mansion. Come join the fun! Lego Club is open to all school-age children and their siblings. Our target audience is K through 5, but we recognize that some younger siblings may tag along. That’s fine with us. Just be aware that there are many…

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