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New Database: Brainfuse’s JobNow

The DeKalb Public Library has recently subscribed to a new database to help job seekers any time and any place. Brainfuse’s JobNow is a rich suite of services designed to help patrons with career exploration, résumé and cover letter creation, ...

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Library Provides Film Series in Conjunction with DCCG

The DeKalb Public Library is partnering with the DeKalb County Community Gardens to provide a series of films and discussions on harvesting and planting seeds to create a sustainable food source. All movies will begin at 6:30 p.m. The first program ...

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Library Makes USA Today List

August 31st, 2017 The DeKalb Public Library’s new addition is getting attention nationwide. On August 9, USA Today published a list of “25 must-see buildings in Illinois”, one of which is our very own library. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) named ...

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“Little Learners” Outreach Program Wins Award

May 25th, 2017 On May 17, 2017, at its annual Charter Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Altrusa International of DeKalb-Sycamore recognized DeKalb Public Library’s “Little Learners” Outreach Program for its annual Literacy Recognition Award. The Literacy Recognition Award recognizes a local person, organization ...

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New Director Hired!

November 29th, 2016 The Board of Trustees of the DeKalb Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Emily Faulkner as its new director. Faulkner earned a Master of Information Science degree from City University, London, England, and has ...

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Community Thank You Event

November 29th, 2016 Dee and Gary Coover invite you to come in from the cold and enjoy live entertainment, light refreshments, and a silent auction on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 5:30—8:30 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. This event will be held ...

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Grander Opening Success!

November 8th, 2016 The DeKalb Public  Library began a new era when it re-opened the renovated Haish Memorial Library building on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. This historic day completed the two-year, $25.3 million expansion and restoration project that began in ...

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Share Your Opinion on STEAM Learning Center

September 22nd, 2016 Share your opinion today! The STEAM Learning Center Project Team is interested in better understanding the priorities and needs of the community related to a potential innovative learning center. This learning center aims to provide hands-on interactive experiences ...

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Teen & Local History Room Hours

September 22nd, 2016 The Teen Room is open for anyone in school grades 6 – 12th. Teens will need their own DeKalb library card (in good standing order) or District #428 school I.D. to use the internet computers, tablets, study rooms, and video games.  ...

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Target Grant Provides English Teacher @Library Program

August 9th, 2016 New English Teacher in the Library Program to Begin in August Do you know a child, teen, or adult who needs help learning to read, learning to write, or learning to speak English? The DeKalb Public Library is proud to ...

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