Today the library is open from: 9am-5pm (adverse weather conditions)


Anime-Manga Club

Teens and tweens are invited to join the Anime/Manga Club for veteran otaku or newbie weaboos! Watch and discuss anime and participate in a few fun activities. Most anime is appropriate for teenagers age 13 and above. No registration is required to attend ...

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One Fish, Two Fish Craft

These tissue fish collages will make you want to check out a Dr. Seuss book from our large selection! For more information, please contact Theresa at or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

4-C Babies and Books

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings ...

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Anime and Manga for Adults

You asked, and we delivered! By popular demand, the Anime/Manga Club has a NEW adult chapter! Open to anyone ages 18+, whether you're a seasoned otaku or someone who remembers watching DragonBall as a kid and wants to reminisce. This ...

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Cat in the Hat Craft

The Cat in the Hat comes back to the DeKalb Public Library! For more information, please contact Theresa at or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Little Learners

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. For additional information, ...

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Book Babies

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at ...

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Book Buddies

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required ...

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no ...

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Read to Rover

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, ...

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