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


Healthy Cupcakes Baking Program

Teens, join us as we learn from Lisa Brandt, Registered Dietitian with Hy-Vee, how to make healthy cupcakes and then have an opportunity to decorate them. First United Methodist Church, next door to the library at 317 N 4th Street, ...

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Teen Ben Franklin Circle: Justice

The Dekalb Public Library is joining a 21st-century community-building initiative inspired by Benjamin Franklin’s “club for mutual improvement,” launched more than 200 years ago. Ben Franklin Circles are dedicated to exploring one of the following virtues: Temperance, Silence, Order, Resolution, Frugality, ...

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Songkran Lunar New Year Celebration

Songkran is a lunar new year festival most famously celebrated in Thailand but is also celebrated in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar (though known as Thingyan there), Northern India (Sangken), Sri Lanka, and in parts of Southern China and Northern Vietnam. The ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Party

Not every holiday menu comes with health in mind.  St. Patrick’s Day usually involves a lot of delicious food that doesn’t take into account modern dietary needs.  But it doesn’t need to be that way!  Irish recipes often call for ...

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