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March 2020

Tuesday Movie: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Tuesday March 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. He approaches the interview with skepticism, as he finds it hard to believe that anyone can have such a good nature. But Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past. This film is rated PG. It is free and movie-goers may bring their own snacks and covered…

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Tuesday Movie: Blade Runner, Final Cut (1982)

Tuesday March 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In the 21st century, a corporation develops human clones to be used as slaves in colonies outside the Earth, identified as replicants. In 2019, a former police officer is hired to hunt down a fugitive group of clones living undercover in Los Angeles. This film is rated R. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. It is free and movie-goers may bring their own snacks and covered non-alcoholic beverages. Movies are sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb…

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Tuesday Movie: Knives Out (2019)

Tuesday March 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc arrives at his estate to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise. This film is rated PG-13. It is free and movie-goers may bring their own snacks and covered non-alcoholic beverages. Movies are sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb…

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Joan Aubele: The Power of Faith

Saturday March 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Author and speaker, Joan Aubele has brought her story to life to many Churches, Hospitals, Libraries, Relay For Life events, and other venues.  Join Joan for her inspirational presentation as she celebrates her thirty year cancer free anniversary this March, and shares her amazing tale of survival.  Autographed copies of her memoir, The Dance—A Story of Love, Faith, and Survival, will be available for purchase that day. The Dance is about a twenty-nine year old mother to three small children…

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Tuesday Movie: Strangers on a Train (1951)

Tuesday March 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's thriller, tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) is enraged by his trampy wife's refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed senator's daughter Anne (Ruth Roman). He strikes up a conversation with a stranger, Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker), and unwittingly sets in motion a deadly chain of events. Psychopathic Bruno kills Guy's wife, then urges Guy to reciprocate by killing Bruno's father. Meanwhile, Guy is murder suspect number one. This film is…

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Ukulele Strum and Sing

Thursday March 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Turn up with your ukulele and Liz & Jim Beloff’s The Daily Ukulele 365 Song Book (a copy will be available at the program) and be ready play with other wonderful people. We plan for a fun strum along to liven up your month.  Don’t have a uke? Bring your voice.  Can’t sing? Bring your uke.  We will post a song list before each meetup so those who wish, can run through beforehand. During this session we'll have our normal…

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Tuesday Movie: A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Tuesday March 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In a totalitarian society in a near future, the undercover detective Bob Arctor is working with a small time group of drug users trying to reach the big distributors of a brain-damaging drug called Substance D. His assignment is promoted by the recovery center New Path Corporation, and when Bob begins to lose his own identity and have schizophrenic behavior, he is submitted to tests to check his mental conditions. This film is rated R. Minors under 18 must be…

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April 2020

Social Security’s Best Kept Secrets

Tuesday April 7 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Did you know a married couple has over 80 different strategies for how they can claim their benefits? Or that a government pension can have a significant impact on the benefits you or your spouse will receive? Social Security planning is not “one size fits all.” If you’re not looking into all your options for collecting, you’re probably making an expensive mistake. Don’t be one of the average retirees who leaves potentially thousands of dollars unused! In this course, you’ll…

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Estate Planning 101: The Essentials

Wednesday April 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Not just for the wealthy, estate planning is essential for everyone—even a bad will is usually better than no will at all. Estate planning involves not only passing on your real estate, personal property, and financial assets to your heirs, but also planning for others to make decisions for you should you become incapacitated or die. A well-thought out estate plan can help you provide for loved ones while managing taxes and ensuring that your wishes are carried out. Estate…

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friday April 17 @ 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
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The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library invite you to the Spring Book Sale! You’ll find lots of great buys and a wonderful selection of paperbacks and hardcovers — history, science, art, film, cookbooks, gardening biography, fiction and much more. There’s a wide selection of DVDs, audiobooks, and music CD’s. $5.00 a bag blowout sale on Sunday! All proceeds are used for library books, materials, and programs. Donations of gently used books, DVDs, and CDs are accepted year round at…

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Saturday April 18 @ 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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One event on April 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library invite you to the Spring Book Sale! You’ll find lots of great buys and a wonderful selection of paperbacks and hardcovers — history, science, art, film, cookbooks, gardening biography, fiction and much more. There’s a wide selection of DVDs, audiobooks, and music CD’s. $5.00 a bag blowout sale on Sunday! All proceeds are used for library books, materials, and programs. Donations of gently used books, DVDs, and CDs are accepted year round at…

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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Sunday April 19 @ 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
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One event on April 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library invite you to the Spring Book Sale! You’ll find lots of great buys and a wonderful selection of paperbacks and hardcovers — history, science, art, film, cookbooks, gardening biography, fiction and much more. There’s a wide selection of DVDs, audiobooks, and music CD’s. $5.00 a bag blowout sale on Sunday! All proceeds are used for library books, materials, and programs. Donations of gently used books, DVDs, and CDs are accepted year round at…

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Sound Healing and Visionary Poetry

Saturday April 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The evening will begin with a sound-healing journey with live instrumentation that relaxes and opens the channels of perception and enjoyment. Next, the words of Walt Whitman, Rumi, Kabir, Pablo Neruda, and several other visionary writers will be recited and performed, allowing their spiritual insight to shine forth. The evening will conclude with music and a performance from Walt Whitman's epic expression, "Leaves of Grass". Sven Oscar Hansen was born to Norwegian immigrants in the American Midwest, where he raised…

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May 2020

Goat Yoga

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

A fun way to support Live Learn and Lead vocational farm is to join us for Goat Yoga! This non-profit organization aims to provide a holistic approach to solving some of society's biggest challenges. Attending this class is a great way to let go of the stresses of the day and have fun with Nigerian Dwarf Goats. This hour-long class is intended for ages 12 and up. All skill levels are welcome! Please bring a mat or large towel.  Registration is…

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A Portrait of Shakespeare

Saturday May 9 @ 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Peter Garino will speak on the life and work of William Shakespeare, the greatest dramatist in the history of the English language. He traces Shakespeare from his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, to his sojourn to London and his eventual return to Stratford.  Along the way, he chronicles the Bard’s family history, the historical context of the time he wrote and his playwriting career.  Peter presents excerpts from several of Shakespeare’s plays including “Hamlet,” “Edward III”, “Richard II”, “The Merchant of Venice,”…

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June 2020

Stairway to Zeppelin

Saturday June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

When Led Zeppelin II replaced Abbey Road as the #1 album in December of 1969, it symbolized a "passing of the torch" into a new era in popular music. This 60-minute multimedia presentation observes how 1960s rock bands The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Yardbirds paved the way for Led Zeppelin in the 1970s. Despite being born fifteen years after the band broke up, Aaron Krerowicz worked as a full-time independent professional Beatles scholar from June 2015 through August 2018. He has authored…

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