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February 2019

Book BFFs – CANCELLED

February 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This program has been cancelled.

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Anime and Manga for Adults

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

You asked, and we delivered! By popular demand, the Anime/Manga Club has a NEW adult chapter! Open to anyone ages 18+, whether you're a seasoned otaku or someone who remembers watching DragonBall as a kid and wants to reminisce. This pop-up program will feature games, snacks, and, of course, anime! 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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Anime-Manga Club

February 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

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 12-19. For additional information, please contact Colleen at cowzroc@gmail.com or at (815) 505-8569.

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March 2019

Friends of the Library Meeting

March 4 @ 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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Art & Design: Picasso Portraits

March 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pablo Picasso painted with a jumble of color, bold lines, and sharp edges, creating portraits as stark as they were wild. Back by popular demand. In our teen art program, you will be painting in Picasso’s style. Bring in a photo of someone as inspiration. We have the supplies and will teach you the technique. Supplies provided by The Friends of the Library. This FREE program is for teens ages 13-17. Registration is not required. Space is limited to the…

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Tuesday Movie: Pacific Rim, Uprising (2018)

March 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for an adventure of epic proportions in Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through cities and bring the world to its knees, Jake is given one last chance by his estranged sister, Mako…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

March 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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General Book Club

March 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The American classic story, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith will be discussed at the General Book Club. Francie Nolan is a young girl growing up in a Brooklyn tenement at the turn of the 20th century. Follow Francie and her erratic and eccentric family as she strives to grow up and thrive amid the poverty and slums of her Williamsburg neighborhood. Copies of the book will be available at the library following the February 11, 2019 General…

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Library Board Meeting

March 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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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Knittin’ with Kittens

March 14 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Knit or crochet with adorable kitties from Tails! Work on your latest project with the help of some new furry friends. Don't know how? No problem! Experienced instructors will be available to help you learn how to knit or crochet. Please register to attend as space is limited. This program is intended for ages 10 and up. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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Gaming Day

March 15 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for several gaming options during this school's out program. We'll be playing a fun tabletop RPG, Goblin Quest. Design your goblins and choose a goal for them...but be careful! They only have a week to live, and are VERY unlucky! This is a great game for veteran D&D players, or people who have no tabletop gaming experience at all! We'll also have a selection of board games and video games provided by The Gaming Goat. No registration is…

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Crime Fiction Book Club

March 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

This month's Crime Fiction Book Club book is Once A Crooked Man by David McCallum. Crime pays. And pays well. Sal, Max, and Enzo Bruschetti have proved this over a lifetime of nefarious activity that they have kept hidden from law enforcement. Now, however, Max has a problem. His doctor has told him to take it easy, and so Max has decided that the time has come for the family to retire. This program is FREE and does not require…

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Crime Fiction Book Club

March 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

This month's Crime Fiction Book Club book is Once A Crooked Man by David McCallum. Crime pays. And pays well. Sal, Max, and Enzo Bruschetti have proved this over a lifetime of nefarious activity that they have kept hidden from law enforcement. Now, however, Max has a problem. His doctor has told him to take it easy, and so Max has decided that the time has come for the family to retire. This program is FREE and does not require…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

March 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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Adventure @ Your Library

March 21 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adventure @ Your Library is DeKalb Public Library’s own tabletop role-playing group for teens. Join us for an adventure game where YOUR choices make the difference between utter defeat and glorious victory! Stomp the Bad Guys. Save the World. Refreshments are provided–all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm and imagination. This group is for youth ages 12 to 18. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Anime & Manga for Adults

March 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to anyone ages 18+, whether you're a seasoned otaku or someone who remembers watching DragonBall as a kid and wants to reminisce. This program features games, snacks, and, of course, anime! 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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Anime-Manga Club

March 28 @ 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 12-19. For additional information, please contact Colleen at cowzroc@gmail.com 815-505-8569.

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April 2019

Library Board Meeting

April 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

May 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

June 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

July 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

August 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

September 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

October 9 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

November 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2019

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 2019

Library Board Meeting

December 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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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