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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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Variety Show: Magic, Ventriloquism, and Comedy

John P. Hopkins returns to the library to thrill us with his popular and expansive variety show. John will enthrall us with his magic, stun us with his ventriloquism, and delight us with his comedy. This action-packed show will keep ...

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The Roots of Folk Concert

Barry Cloyd is a touring singer, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist, and historian. Join us for this one-of-a-kind educational and historical presentation with guitar and banjo music! Barry will play Multi-Instrumental/Americana/Roots music that includes Blues, Folk, Celtic & Originals in this after-hours concert in ...

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Homeschool Palooza: Vendor Fair

Are you a homeschooler or perhaps someone looking for more information on homeschooling? Or are you a parent looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon? Then check out the DeKalb Homeschoolpalooza! This homeschool fair will include a full roster of events, including workshops on ...

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Great Scott Magic Show

Join Scott Green for a hysterical and interactive magic show!  An award-winning magician, Scott brings an incredible amount of experience in entertaining multigenerational audiences.  Witness amazing illusions--even volunteer to be levitated at the end of the show.  You don't want ...

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Great Scott Magic Show

Join Scott Green for a hysterical and interactive magic show!  An award-winning magician, Scott brings an incredible amount of experience in entertaining multigenerational audiences.  Witness amazing illusions--even volunteer to be levitated at the end of the show.  You don't want ...

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Our Land Between the Rivers, Illinois in Story & Song

This newly commissioned program begins with a whirlwind trip back through time to the early days of the origins of Illinois and where its name came from, the Illiniwek Nation of Native Americans. Barry Cloyd is a touring singer, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist, ...

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Vaudeville Show with the Magic Story Teller

Experience music, magic, comedy, ventriloquism, and more with star performer Chris McBrien! No registration is needed to attend this FREE event!  It is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at ...

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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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Stone Soup Shakespeare Presents: The Taming of the Shrew

Bring a picnic and enjoy Stone Soup Shakespeare’s rendition of the comedy The Taming of the Shrew. Baptista desperately wants his daughter Katherine to get married but she viciously rejects all suitors. When the stubborn Petruchio comes to town determined ...

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