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November 2019

Manners Craft

November 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Come learn all about table manners!  Make a place setting, complete with a napkin, silverware, and a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Manners Craft

November 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Come learn all about table manners!  Make a place setting, complete with a napkin, silverware, and a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Hibernating Bears Craft

November 21, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Shhh!  This bear is asleep for the winter. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

November 25, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Bedtime, Sleepy Time Craft

November 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on November 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Is your Little Bear ready for bed?  Come make this craft and help Little Bear drift off to sleep. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Bedtime, Sleepy Time Craft

November 27, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on November 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Is your Little Bear ready for bed?  Come make this craft and help Little Bear drift off to sleep. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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December 2019

Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

December 2, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Flying Pterodactylus Craft

December 3, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Come learn about dinosaurs, then make your very own pterodactyl.  When you pull on its legs, its wings will flap! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

December 3, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Flying Pterodactylus Craft

December 4, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Come learn about dinosaurs, then make your very own pterodactyl.  When you pull on its legs, its wings will flap! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Snowman Ruler Craft

December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Keep this little guy handy for measuring snow this winter! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

December 9, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Crown Craft

December 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on December 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Make a crown and be a king or queen for the day! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

December 10, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Crown Craft

December 11, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Make a crown and be a king or queen for the day! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Holiday Wreath Craft

December 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This wreath will add a jingle to your home for the holidays! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Milk and Cookies with Santa

December 16, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

After a reading of The Night Before Christmas, enjoy milk and cookies while you visit with Santa! Parents are welcome to take photos.  Library staff will also be available to take a picture of the whole family with Santa. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Santa Visit!

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM

One event on December 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Santa is coming to the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends!  Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the Children's Department of the library.  Parents are welcome to take photos. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.  

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Penguin Craft

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Make a 3D penguin that can stand up on its own! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

December 17, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Santa Visit!

December 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM

One event on December 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Santa is coming to the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends!  Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the Children's Department of the library.  Parents are welcome to take photos. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.  

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Penguin Craft

December 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Make a 3D penguin that can stand up on its own! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Reindeer Ornament Craft

December 19, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This little reindeer will be ready to hang on your tree! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Santa Visit!

December 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM

One event on December 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Santa is coming to the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends!  Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the Children's Department of the library.  Parents are welcome to take photos. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.  

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Evening Story Time with Miss Laura

December 23, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Laura. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Snowy Owl Craft

December 26, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a snowy owl to hang around your house this winter! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

December 30, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Reindeer Antlers Craft

December 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Come make these adorable antlers and pretend you are a reindeer! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

December 31, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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January 2020

Popsicle Stick Frame Craft

Thursday January 2 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Decorate your photo frame, then put in your picture! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Minecraft Education

Friday January 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for our first installment of Minecraft Education!  Explore different worlds and time periods throughout history in this fun, educational program. This program is intended for children and teens ages 9–14. Space is limited to 10 participants.  Registration for this free program will begin 30 minutes before the start of the program, at the Youth Services Desk.  First come, first served. For more information, please contact Julie at juliez@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday January 6 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Superhero Craft

Tuesday January 7 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on January 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Superheroes come to save the day!  Make these superhero puppets, then come up with your own stories of saving the world. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday January 7 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Superhero Craft

Wednesday January 8 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on January 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Superheroes come to save the day!  Make these superhero puppets, then come up with your own stories of saving the world. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Mitten Craft

Thursday January 9 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Design a unique mitten for the season! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday January 13 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Snowy Village Craft

Tuesday January 14 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on January 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Once upon a time, there was a little village nestled amongst the pine trees.  The people that lived there were warm and snug inside their homes as the snow fell quietly outside. Make this winter scene come to life as a craft!  Build the houses, plant the trees in the snow, and glue tufts of cotton onto the chimneys to look like smoke coming from the houses' fireplaces. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information,…

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Book Buddies

Tuesday January 14 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Snowy Village Craft

Wednesday January 15 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on January 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Once upon a time, there was a little village nestled amongst the pine trees.  The people that lived there were warm and snug inside their homes as the snow fell quietly outside. Make this winter scene come to life as a craft!  Build the houses, plant the trees in the snow, and glue tufts of cotton onto the chimneys to look like smoke coming from the houses' fireplaces. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information,…

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Name Snowperson Craft

Thursday January 16 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Your snowman will be as tall as your name is long! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday January 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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DeKalb Police Car Craft

Tuesday January 21 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM

If you think police cars are pretty cool, you will love making your very own paper DeKalb Police car! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday January 21 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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DeKalb Police Car Craft

Wednesday January 22 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM

If you think police cars are pretty cool, you will love making your very own paper DeKalb Police car! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies Bookmark Craft

Thursday January 23 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a cute critter to save your place in a book! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday January 27 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Polar Bear Craft

Tuesday January 28 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on January 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Rwawwwwr!  Come ready to practice your best bear growls and make a polar bear that can stand on its own and hold things in its mouth. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday January 28 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Polar Bear Craft

Wednesday January 29 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on January 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Rwawwwwr!  Come ready to practice your best bear growls and make a polar bear that can stand on its own and hold things in its mouth. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Winter Scene Craft

Thursday January 30 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It’s a winter wonderland!  Create a landscape as snowy as the one outside. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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February 2020

Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday February 3 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Boo-Boo Butterfly Craft

Tuesday February 4 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Band-aids and tissues can help to make you feel better when you get hurt or when you are sick, but for this craft, you will use them to make pretty butterflies. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday February 4 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Boo-Boo Butterfly Craft

Wednesday February 5 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Band-aids and tissues can help to make you feel better when you get hurt or when you are sick, but for this craft, you will use them to make pretty butterflies. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Doily Valentine Craft

Thursday February 6 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use colorful dots and your own hand print to personalize your valentine! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

Saturday February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday February 10 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Bee My Valentine Craft

Tuesday February 11 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Come make this cute little bee for Valentine's Day.  All of its body parts are made from hearts! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday February 11 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Bee My Valentine Craft

Wednesday February 12 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Come make this cute little bee for Valentine's Day.  All of its body parts are made from hearts! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Read to Rover

Thursday February 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 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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Heart Necklace Craft

Thursday February 13 @ 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Add hearts and straw pieces to make a necklace for Valentine's Day! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Oh, Presidents!

Monday February 17 @ 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Come visit the children's department on Presidents’ Day!  We will have crafts and a quiz available all day, along with an assortment of fantastic books about your favorite presidents! Crafts include a cool George Washington hat and Teddy Roosevelt holding the teddy bear that was named after him.  Pick up a quiz at the YS desk and receive a button when you complete it and turn it in. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information,…

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Read to Rover

Monday February 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday February 17 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Name Train Craft

Tuesday February 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on February 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Make a train of your very own!  Write a letter of your name on each train car until you spell your entire name.  How long will your train be? No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday February 18 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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#icrowaboutbooks Night: 2nd Grade

Tuesday February 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Second-grade children and their families are invited to join us for an evening featuring activities and book displays about earth processes and changes.  There will be two activity tables, an area to hear various read-alouds, and a variety of tables displaying books about landforms, the water cycle, volcanoes, and much, much more—all of which can be borrowed.  Drop in any time between 6:00 and 7:30 and see what the library has to offer as you explore features of the planet…

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Name Train Craft

Wednesday February 19 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on February 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Make a train of your very own!  Write a letter of your name on each train car until you spell your entire name.  How long will your train be? No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Monkey Hat Craft

Thursday February 20 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

You'll be swinging through the trees with your new monkey hat! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday February 24 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Short Dog, Long Dog Craft

Tuesday February 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Opposites can be tricky, so come make this little dog to help you remember the difference between "long" and "short." No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday February 25 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Short Dog, Long Dog Craft

Wednesday February 26 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Opposites can be tricky, so come make this little dog to help you remember the difference between "long" and "short." No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Windsock Craft

Thursday February 27 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Hang your windsock where it can catch a breeze! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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March 2020

Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday March 2 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until March 30, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Strong Women Craft

Tuesday March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on March 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Women work at many different kinds of jobs, from scientist to business person, librarian or mom.  In this craft, you'll assemble a flip book of different kinds of jobs and glue it next to the woman of your choice. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday March 3 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Strong Women Craft

Wednesday March 4 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on March 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Women work at many different kinds of jobs, from scientist to business person, librarian or mom.  In this craft, you'll assemble a flip book of different kinds of jobs and glue it next to the woman of your choice. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Photo Frame Craft

Thursday March 5 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Decorate your photo frame, then put in your picture! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen

Monday March 9 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until March 30, 2020

Drop in to enjoy a bedtime story or two (or three!) with Miss Jen. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Jen at jenniferm@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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3D Paper Forest Craft

Tuesday March 10 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Do you love walking through a forest?  What kinds of animals do you see there?  Come design your own 3D forest where the animals stand up and the trees can be moved around! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Buddies

Tuesday March 10 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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3D Paper Forest Craft

Wednesday March 11 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Do you love walking through a forest?  What kinds of animals do you see there?  Come design your own 3D forest where the animals stand up and the trees can be moved around! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Lion Craft

Thursday March 12 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Give this lion a mane and get ready for his roar! No registration is required to attend this free program. For more information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen – CANCELLED

Monday March 16 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

This program has been cancelled.

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Opening Day at the Baseball Park Craft – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 17 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This program has been cancelled.

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Book Buddies – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 17 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Opening Day at the Baseball Park Craft – CANCELLED

Wednesday March 18 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Little Lamb Craft – CANCELLED

Thursday March 19 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Piggies and Sheep, Oh My! Craft – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 24 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This program has been cancelled.

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Book Buddies – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 24 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This program has been cancelled.

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Piggies and Sheep, Oh My! Craft – CANCELLED

Wednesday March 25 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Read to Rover – CANCELLED

Wednesday March 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This program has been cancelled.

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Read to Rover – CANCELLED

Thursday March 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Evening Story Time with Miss Jen – CANCELLED

Monday March 30 @ 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Rainy Day Craft – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 31 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Book Buddies – CANCELLED

Tuesday March 31 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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April 2020

Rainy Day Craft – CANCELLED

Wednesday April 1 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This program has been cancelled.

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