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May 2019

Basic ESL

May 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Babies and Books

May 23 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings are welcome. This program is FREE and open to all.  No registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Yoga is for EveryBODY

May 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Yoga is for everyBODY. Join us for an hour of all levels yoga instruction with Angelina of wellness event community , Find What Moves You. No experience or “toe touching” required, just a willingness to try. This age old and scientifically supported practice can be a guide towards improving mood and physical fitness by teaching tools to decrease stress response, increase strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility at any age. It’s not all about pretzel poses. Join us and let’s focus…

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Little Learners

May 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

May 28 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 29 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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Summer Fun Mural Painting

May 31 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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June 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

June 1 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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Little Learners

June 4 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 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 June 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

June 4 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Cat Yoga

June 4 @ 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Cats & Yoga?! TAILS Human Society brings the cats to YOU while all levels yoga instruction and totally “paw”some cat puns are provided. Be prepared for a fuzzy out of body experience, because this is an all levels class for the Body, Mind and Feline. Who knows, maybe you'll end up finding that cherished Cheshire who will align your chakras and be your new yoga buddy for your home practice these holidays. This event is FREE and open to all.…

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Cat Yoga for Teens

June 4 @ 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Cats & Yoga?! TAILS Human Society brings the cats to YOU while all levels yoga instruction and totally “paw”some cat puns are provided. Be prepared for a fuzzy out of body experience, because this is an all levels class for the Body, Mind and Feline. Who knows, maybe you'll end up finding that cherished Cheshire who will align your chakras and be your new yoga buddy for your home practice these holidays. This event is FREE and intended for teens…

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Book Babies

June 5 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 5 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 5 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

June 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

June 6 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Adventure @ Your Library

June 6 @ 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. Register below. 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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Music for Babies

June 7 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 18 months and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event 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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Music for Young Children

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 5 and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event 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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Little Learners

June 11 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 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 June 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Le Baratin

June 11 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community, enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the library, and partake of some light refreshments. Anyone who speaks French is welcomed! A Bientôt! This club is 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.…

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

June 11 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 12 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 12 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 12 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

June 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

June 13 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Mighty Makers: Catapults

June 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Back by popular demand, Mighty Makers will be building catapults this month!  Learn the science behind catapults, then build our own.  How far will your catapult be able to launch a ping-pong ball? This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students.  We meet monthly to do a STEM challenge.  Children in K-2nd grade are strongly encouraged to attend with an adult. Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration for this FREE program will begin…

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Lego Club: Backyard Adventure

June 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and build a Lego garden with us. We will spend time constructing bugs, plants, and anything else you can find in the garden. Afterwards we will assemble the Lego garden and take pictures of our creation. Lego Club is open to all school-age children and their siblings. Our target audience is K through 5, but we recognize that some younger siblings may tag along. That’s fine with us. Just be aware that there are many small pieces. Parents and/or…

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Little Learners

June 18 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 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 June 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

June 18 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 19 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 19 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 19 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

June 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

June 20 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Find out more »

Adventure @ Your Library

June 20 @ 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. Register below. 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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Music for Toddlers

June 21 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 18 months - 3 years and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event 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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Music for Young Children

June 21 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 5 and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event 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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Little Learners

June 25 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 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 June 25, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

June 25 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

June 26 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 26 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

June 26 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

June 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Babies and Books

June 27 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings are welcome. This program is FREE and open to all.  No registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Lego Club: Dream House

June 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

If you could have a room designed by you, what would you put in it? Today you will build the coolest room that you can think of and then we will design them into a Lego mansion. Come join the fun! Lego Club is open to all school-age children and their siblings. Our target audience is K through 5, but we recognize that some younger siblings may tag along. That’s fine with us. Just be aware that there are many…

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July 2019

Tweens Read and Space Adventure Program

July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join other tweens, ages 9-12, in this dual program in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. Read a loaned copy of the book I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, about a girl in 1969 who becomes the pen-pal of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, and come prepared to discuss it. Then stay for the STEM part of the program in which we will sample astronaut food (Tang and freeze-dried ice cream,) and participate in…

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