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Library Board Meeting

Bilder Family 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 […]

Early Blues Show with Cherry & Jerry

Yusunas Meeting Room

“There’s a certain excitement about early blues music, as if the composers just wanted to see what effect they could create with a sharped note here or a flat note […]

After-hours Concert: Cherry & Jerry Ragtime Blues

Main Lobby

Cherry & Jerry will perform music of the ragtime era, approximately 1900-1920, in this after-hours concert. It's history, and it's fun! Along with ragtime, they'll bring you some songs from […]

After-hours Folk Music Concert

Main Lobby

Andy and Judy Daigle play the guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, and other instruments. They will perform original songs in many different styles, such as traditional Folk, roots music, country swing […]

Benjamin Franklin: The Kite, the Key and other Tales

Yusunas Meeting Room

This presentation, commissioned by Chicagoland's Orland Park Library, humanizes the amazing story of the “First American”, Benjamin Franklin. His regard for America’s developing work ethic, indomitable spirit and unique position […]

Closed for Memorial Day

DeKalb Public Library

The library will be closed all day in observance of Memorial Day. Have a safe holiday!


Local History Happy Hour

Are you interested in the history of DeKalb? Want to know more about historic neighborhoods and buildings in the region? Have questions about the people who built DeKalb? Bring your […]