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Special Board Meeting

Virtual Event

Due to the declaration of a state-wide emergency, the Library Board will meet on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 via Zoom online meeting. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting can join via Zoom: Meeting ID: 892 8160 4191 Passcode: 771691 Call-in number: (312) 626-6799. Members of the public must remain muted during […]


Le Baratin: French Conversation

Story & Activity Room

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 […]

Sensory Friendly Magic Show

Yusunas Meeting Room

Cody Clark uses visual and direct magic to safely stimulate your senses! Each of Cody’s routines is designed with the audience’s sensory needs in mind, engaging each participant at the level they’re most comfortable with. Whether you’re able to directly participate in the magic or just wave your hands to make the magic happen, you’ll […]

Library Board Meeting

Yusunas Meeting Room

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. For additional information, please contact the library […]

After-Hours Concert: Daniel Bennett Group

Main Lobby

Live music returns to the library! Join us for an after-hours concert in the main lobby when we host the Daniel Bennett Group, playing songs from their new album. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and music will begin at 6:30 p.m. Daniel Bennett's new album, 'New York Nerve,' was conceived outside under snow-covered heat […]

Afternoon Concert with Katie Kostner

Yusunas Meeting Room

Join us for an afternoon of music with professional singer and musician Katie Kostner. Featured will be a variety of songs from pop hits of today, to standards, oldies, and more! Katie Kostner is a musician known for performing locally, as well as on social media for their Quarantine Concert Series. This event is free […]

Closed for Thanksgiving

DeKalb Public Library

The library will close at 3:00 p.m. in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a safe and pleasant holiday!

Closed for Thanksgiving

DeKalb Public Library

The library will be closed all day in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a safe and pleasant holiday!

Carol of the (Berim) Baus with Arcomusical

Main Lobby

They’re back! The library is delighted to host Projeto Arcomusical in an after-hours holiday concert open to the public.  The ensemble will play special arrangements of holiday music as well as original compositions for the audience in the library’s main lobby. Holiday snacks and refreshments will be provided while supplies last. Playing exclusively on the Afro-Brazilian instrument called the […]