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8 Countries in 1 Day

Hold onto your hats, DeKalb! Patrons are invited to a whirlwind adventure around the world as we portray the customs of eight different countries throughout the library. Join us for bilingual story times in Mexico! Witness Tinikling traditional dance in ...

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a party!  Culver's of Sycamore will provide FREE custard (while supplies last), and all ages can enjoy live music provided by the House Cafe and participate in a variety of activities including games, ...

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8 Countries in 1 Day

The DeKalb Public Library hosts an annual event titled “8 Countries in 1 Day” with funds from the Brian D. Slavenas Center of Cross-Cultural Understanding. This event is entirely FREE and open to all members of the public. It provides ...

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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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