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Children’s Department

June 2018

Stand-Up Giraffe Craft

June 21 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Add spots to the l-o-n-g neck of your giraffe. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

June 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on June 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Rainbow Fish Craft

June 26 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 11:00am

This fish becomes a collage of color and unique design. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Rainbow Fish Craft

June 27 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 11:00am

This fish becomes a collage of color and unique design. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Beaded Fish Craft

June 28 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Choose colored beads to string on pipe cleaners to make your own little school of fish. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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July 2018

Pokémon League

July 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Join the Pokémon League!  Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon and participate in the game.  Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library.  You "gotta catch 'em all!" No registration is needed to attend this FREE program!  It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Fourth of July Hat Craft

July 3 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Wear the stars and stripes on your head for the 4th of July! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Patriotic Windsock Craft

July 5 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hang the Stars and Stripes at your house to celebrate our country’s birthday this month. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Rapunzel Meet-and-Greet

July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

You've seen her in the movies--now meet her in person!  Come to the children's department at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to visit with Rapunzel.  Pictures are welcome! No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event is made possible by Parties with Character and is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Pokémon League

July 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Join the Pokémon League!  Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon and participate in the game.  Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library.  You "gotta catch 'em all!" No registration is needed to attend this FREE program!  It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Cactus Craft

July 10 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on July 11, 2018 at 11:00am

Your cactus will bloom with color in your desert picture! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

July 10 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gracie Allen loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Gracie Allen, a Papillon/Chihuahua mix, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Gracie. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Cactus Craft

July 11 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on July 11, 2018 at 11:00am

Your cactus will bloom with color in your desert picture! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Magic Wand Craft

July 12 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Add “bling” to your own magic wand and pretend you can do magic.  Abracadabra! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Pokémon League

July 16 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Join the Pokémon League!  Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon and participate in the game.  Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library.  You "gotta catch 'em all!" No registration is needed to attend this FREE program!  It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Kangaroo Dot Painting Craft

July 17 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on July 18, 2018 at 11:00am

Create your own Aboriginal art with a cotton swab! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Kangaroo Dot Painting Craft

July 18 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on July 18, 2018 at 11:00am

Create your own Aboriginal art with a cotton swab! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Stand-Up Dinosaur Craft

July 19 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Decorate your dinosaur and then add “legs” so it can stand up on its own! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Pokémon League

July 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Join the Pokémon League!  Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon and participate in the game.  Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library.  You "gotta catch 'em all!" No registration is needed to attend this FREE program!  It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Tiger Mask Craft

July 24 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Add stripes to your tiger and it becomes a mask.  Grrrr! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Tiger Mask Craft

July 25 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Add stripes to your tiger and it becomes a mask.  Grrrr! For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

July 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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Clothespin Horse Craft

July 26 @ 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Giddy-Up, Horsey!  Decorate your horse and it can “gallop” across the room. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Pokémon League

July 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Join the Pokémon League!  Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon and participate in the game.  Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library.  You "gotta catch 'em all!" No registration is needed to attend this FREE program!  It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Paper Cup Penguin Craft

July 31 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on August 1, 2018 at 11:00am

Your paper cup will transform into a penguin buddy. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

July 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Miller loves to hear stories!  Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

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August 2018

Paper Cup Penguin Craft

August 1 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on August 1, 2018 at 11:00am

Your paper cup will transform into a penguin buddy. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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