Library Makes USA Today List

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 DKPL as ... Read more

New Director Hired!

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 more than ... Read more

Community Thank You Event

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 ... Read more

Grander Opening Success!

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 June of ... Read more