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Closed for Labor Day

DeKalb Public Library

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

Virtual Library Board Meeting

Virtual Event

This is the monthly meeting of the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees, conducting the business of the library. Open to the public. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting can join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89889001135, meeting ID number 898 8900 1135, or by calling (312) 626-6799. For additional information, please contact the library […]

Stone Soup Shakespeare Present Hamlet @ Huntley Park

Huntley Park

In Stone Soup Shakespeare's tour of Hamlet, a decadent party swirls around the prince as he encounters ghosts, wrestles with his inner demons, and seeks revenge for the mistakes of the past generation.  Featuring new music by Chicago artists, Hamlet explores a young person finding his way in a dangerous world. Part campfire ghost story, and part murder […]

Teen STEM Cafe: Forensic Science “Know” Bones About It

Yusunas Meeting Room

Teens from Teen STEM Café group have organized an informative presentation with NIU expert speakers and activities to enjoy including real bones to observe. This free presentation is intended for ages 12 and up. Registration is required. For additional information or help with registration, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400. […]

A Visit with Mrs. Lincoln

Yusunas Meeting Room

Mary Lincoln comes to life as presented by Valerie Gugala. She sets the historical record straight as she takes listeners through her life as a young woman born into a wealthy Lexington, KY family, and the transformation she made from that life to become the wife of a young man whose background was just the […]

Miscellany and Mirth of the Midwest

Yusunas Meeting Room

Musician and storyteller, Dave Martin, takes us on a good-natured romp through the midwest which explores the culture and storied history of the region, performing both traditional and original songs […]

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 at (815) 756-9568 or reference@dkpl.org.

Author Fair

Main Lobby

Learn about the recent publications of area authors from the writers themselves. The library’s main lobby will be filled with local authors showcasing their works and answering questions throughout the day. Eight authors will provide a brief presentation in the Yusunas Meeting Room during the event. Listen to excerpts from their books, ask questions, and […]