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January 2020

Ukulele Strum and Sing

Thursday January 23 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Turn up with your ukulele and Liz & Jim Beloff’s The Daily Ukulele 365 Song Book (a copy will be available at the program), and be ready play with other wonderful people. We plan for a fun strum along to liven up your month.  Don’t have a uke? Bring your voice.  Can’t sing? Bring your uke.  We will post a song list before each meetup so those who wish, can run through beforehand. Let go of stress, have a strum,…

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Medicare 101

Monday January 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. This seminar is entirely free and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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February 2020

Friends of the Library Meeting

Monday February 3 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Friends support the library by providing programs, materials, and services that are not part of the regular library budget. Friends serve as a link between the library staff and the public. New Friends are always welcome! Come see what we're up to! Open to all! For additional information, please contact the library at reference@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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Anime and Manga for Adults

Tuesday February 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Anime and manga aren’t just for kids! This program is open to anyone ages 18+, whether you’re a seasoned otaku or someone who remembers watching DragonBall as a kid and wants to reminisce. Join us the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for games, snacks, and, of course, anime and manga! No registration is required and attendance is free. For additional information, contact Britta at brittak@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2100.

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Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday February 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Off the Beaten Path Book Club

Tuesday February 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bestselling author  Liane Moriarty’s latest novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, defies categorizing.  A character driven title with elements of mystery, suspense, romance, humor, and new-age mysticism—it will surprise you.  The nine imperfect strangers who check into the Tranquillum House health resort are certainly in for a surprise!  Read it for fun, and share your ideas in our lively discussion. This free program does not require registration. For more information, contact Kristine at kristineo@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2111.

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday February 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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Anime-Manga Club

Thursday February 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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 ages 13 and above. No registration is required to attend this free club! It is intended for ages 12-17. For additional information, please contact Colleen at cowzroc@gmail.com (815) 505-8569. Anime-Manga for Adults (ages 18+) meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays.

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Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday February 18 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In recent years the adult coloring trend has taken over. You’ll find adult coloring books on shelves at almost all retail stores and you consistently hear about the relaxation benefits from it. This program takes place once a month. This event is free and you are welcome to come and go as you please. Coloring pages will be provided along with color pencils and markers. This event is intended for adults only. If you have any questions contact Cassandra at…

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Teen Advisory Group: Middle School

Wednesday February 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm! Expectations: Show up on time (5:00) to earn pizza Join in on the discussion Pay attention to the person speaking Help to serve food and clean up after meeting.…

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What Do You Meme?

Thursday February 20 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Come and compete against each other to create the funniest memes in a Cards Against Humanity style game! This free program is intended for adults only due to the nature of the cards in the game. If you have any questions contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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Tweens Read: Genesis Begins Again

Tuesday February 25 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Tweens read, snack, and share what they think about this book for anyone who has ever wished that they were someone else, or who wants to see what real bravery looks like. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams. There are 96 reasons why Genesis dislikes herself. Because her family is always being put out of their house. Because her dad has a gambling problem and maybe a drinking problem. Because Genesis knows this is all her fault. Because she…

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Anime-Manga Club

Thursday February 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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 this free club! It is intended for ages 12-17. For additional information, please contact Colleen at cowzroc@gmail.com or at (815) 505-8569. Anime-Manga for Adults (ages 18+) meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays.

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March 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday March 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday March 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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April 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday April 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday April 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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May 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday May 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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June 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday June 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday June 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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July 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday July 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday July 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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August 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday August 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday August 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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September 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday September 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday September 9 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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October 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday October 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday October 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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November 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday November 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday November 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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December 2020

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Thursday December 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own you’re welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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DKPL Board Meeting

Wednesday December 9 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

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