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May 2019

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

May 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 PM 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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Friends of the Library Meeting

May 6 @ 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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Library Board Meeting

May 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 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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Down the Garden Path Book Club: The Paper Garden

May 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet Mary Granville Pendarves Delany (1700-1788). Join us for the final meeting of the Down the Garden Path Book Club. We will explore the life of this remarkable woman when we discuss the book The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock. After two marriages and the death of her second husband, Mrs. Delany at age 72 finds her life's work by discovering mixed-media collage. Using scissors and paper Mrs. Delany created 985 botanically correct cut-paper flowers. Remarkable reproductions of her work…

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General Book Club: The Ravenmaster

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The General Book Club will meet to discuss The Ravenmaster, a work of nonfiction by Christopher Skaife. Skaife’s official title is Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, otherwise known as the Ravenmaster. The author provides an intimate account of his life with the ravens of the Tower and how he was appointed to the position of caring for them. He shares the folklore, history and superstitions surrounding the birds and their home. You…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

May 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 PM 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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Crime Fiction Book Club

May 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM

This month's book is City of Ink by Elsa Hart. Plunged into the painful memories and teeming streets of Beijing, Li Du obtains a humble clerkship that offers anonymity and access to the records he needs. He is beginning to make progress when his search for answers buried in the past is interrupted by murder in the present. The wife of a local factory owner is found dead, along with a man who appears to have been her lover, and…

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Crime Fiction Book Club

May 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM

This month's book is City of Ink by Elsa Hart. Plunged into the painful memories and teeming streets of Beijing, Li Du obtains a humble clerkship that offers anonymity and access to the records he needs. He is beginning to make progress when his search for answers buried in the past is interrupted by murder in the present. The wife of a local factory owner is found dead, along with a man who appears to have been her lover, and…

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Anime and Manga for Adults

May 22 @ 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 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 at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2100.

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Anime-Manga Club

May 23 @ 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 or at (815) 505-8569.

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June 2019

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

June 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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 your welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Library Board Meeting

June 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 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 7:00 PM 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 7:00 PM 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 7:00 PM 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 7:00 PM 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 7:00 PM 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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