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Yusunas Meeting Room

Mon August 2019

Cross-cutting Conversations

Mon August 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Are you an ESL teacher, lawyer, psychologist, social worker, local government employee who helps immigrants, or are you working in a similar career? Are you a member of the general public who is concerned about the status of immigrants today? Would you welcome opportunities to participate in meaningful conversations with others who share your interest? Join us for the first in a series of facilitated conversations about writing related to modern-day immigration. Find support and fresh perspectives through discussion with…

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Tuesday Movie: The War of the Worlds (1953)

Tue August 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Scientist Clayton Forrester (Gene Barry) and Sylvia Van Buren (Ann Robinson) are the first to arrive at the site of a meteorite crash. Soon after, an alien war machine emerges and begins killing at random. The Marines are called in, but they're no match for the aliens' force field. Forrester and Van Buren, however, are able to wound one of the creatures and procure a sample of its blood. They take it to Los Angeles where they hope, through testing,…

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Tue September 2019

Tuesday Movie: Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Tue September 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button -- and it played the situation for laughs. U.S. Air Force General Jack Ripper goes completely insane, and sends his bomber wing to destroy the U.S.S.R. He thinks that the communists are conspiring against the American people. This film is rated PG, children 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…

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When They See Us: Screening and Discussion

Thu September 5 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the final part in our screening of the documentary series When They See Us. Following the screening, Dr. Joseph Flynn from the Center of Black Studies at Northern Illinois University will be holding a discussion about the film and various aspects of what was happening in New York City at the time. If you missed the first three parts of the series, you can find it easily on Netflix to catch up or you can simply join…

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Kevin’s Comedy Hour

Mon September 9 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Everyone likes a good laugh and we have some funny teens right here in DeKalb. Come enjoy a comedy show of jokes and silly commentary from Kevin, a local teen who hopes to get you laughing. After Kevin finishes his set, feel free to come up to share your own (rated G) jokes. This FREE program is intended for all ages, children under 8 must be accompanied by an older sibling or adult. For additional information, please contact Susan at…

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Explore Your Family History with Newspapers.com

Wed September 11 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Searching through old newspapers can be difficult. If you don’t have an exact date, using microfilm is tedious and time-consuming, and the quality of the image isn’t always great.  Finding hard copies of old newspapers is almost impossible because they degrade so quickly. Join us to learn about the library’s new database, Newspapers.com. Newspapers.com is the largest online newspaper archive consisting of over 514 million pages of historical newspapers from 12,100+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond.  This…

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Goat Yoga

Sat September 14 @ 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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The New Tax Laws and You!

Tue September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Tax reform is HERE, how does it affect YOU?  Attend a free educational workshop with Northern Illinois Federal Credit Union and Focused Tax Solutions which will explain the impact the new tax law may have on you.  Learn about changes to the tax law with an emphasis on the potential impact to individual taxpayers. This workshop is open to the public. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact Britta at brittak@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2100

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The New Tax Laws and You!

Tue September 17 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Tax reform is HERE, how does it affect YOU?  Attend a free educational workshop with Northern Illinois Federal Credit Union and Focused Tax Solutions which will explain the impact the new tax law may have on you.  Learn about changes to the tax law with an emphasis on the potential impact to individual taxpayers. This workshop is open to the public. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact Britta at brittak@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2100

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Tuesday Movie: North by Northwest (1959)

Tue September 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences. This film is not rated, children must…

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Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War

Tue September 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dennis Maher and Lars Jacobson, members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, will present a program about the S.U.V.C.W. on Tuesday, September 17 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Yusunas Meeting Room. Mr. Maher will provide a history of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Mr. Jacobson will follow with a discussion of the history of the 105th Illinois Infantry of DeKalb County. This program is…

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Tuesday Movie: Rocketman (2019)

Tue September 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years. Follow his life from his biggest triumphs to his worst downfalls in this extravagant biopic. This film is rated R, movie-goers must be 18 or older to attend. 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 Public Library. For additional information, please contact Spencer at spencert@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568…

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Ukulele Strum and Sing

Thu September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Turn up with your ukulele and Liz & Jim Beloff’s The Daily Ukulele, 365 song book, 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. Let go of stress, have a strum, a sing, and a laugh. Sessions will be…

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