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Eight Countries in One Day

Are you ready for another stamp in your passport? Then join us for our fourth annual “8 Countries in 1 Day” event at the DeKalb Public Library! We’ll provide the passports AND the luggage! Stroll through Canada and Norway to make ...

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Teen Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We’ll learn how to make our own ice cream and hangout afterwards! The program is for teens going into grades 6-12. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) ...

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Teen Mud Volcano

Do you enjoy gummy worms, cookies, and volcanoes? Come enjoy a snack that includes all your favorites. Prep each each layer of the volcano and devour it like lava! Class size is limited, sign-up begins a half-hour before class at the ...

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CATCH Kids Club

Join us for 90 minutes of fun physical activities, an interactive nutrition lesson, and a healthy and refreshing summertime snack!  Wear comfortable clothing; all other supplies will be provided by the instructor. CATCH Kids Club is a nationally recognized childhood obesity ...

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Container Gardening with DCCG

DeKalb County Community Gardens educator Nathan Dettman hosts a second container gardening class at the library! In this class participants will learn tips for successful vegetable gardening using containers and fill containers to take home. We will start with a short ...

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Farm to Table with Hy-Vee

Come learn about the bounty of the garden with Lisa Brandt from Hy-Vee.  Try roasted green beans with lemon and walnut, baked mac and cheese cups, and bucatini with sausage and kale — then take your favorite recipe(s) home! Space is ...

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All About Berries!

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 ...

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Teen Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We’ll learn how to make our own ice cream and hangout afterwards. The program is for teens (going into grades 6-12) only and will meet in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration ...

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Homeschool Happenings: Field Day and Picnic

Celebrate the end of the homeschool year with a field day!  Expect to see all your traditional favorites--like sack races, 3-legged races, relay races, and tug-of-war--as well as a few new games.  Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy together after ...

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Ellwood Explorers: Summer Selections

Attention, Ellwood Explorers!  Join us at the DeKalb Public Library to read stories inspired by the Ellwood family's collection, have a snack, and make bookplates for our libraries at home. This family program is intended for children ages 3 and up.  ...

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