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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 […]

Homeschool Happenings: Cats Galore!

Story & Activity Room

Learn all about cats with games and crafts, and meet some live kitty guests from Tails Humane Society! This free program is for kids ages 5-13. Parents will be asked to stay during this program to ensure the safety of the cats. No registration is required. For more information, please contact us at cowzroc@gmail.com or at […]

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 […]

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Creative Writing: Tea for Tweens

Story & Activity Room

Bring your own laptop, Chromebook, or iPad to these twice per month sessions where you can “get creative.” We will provide some laptops, writing prompts, and art supplies. All your creative projects can be added to Tea for Tweens magazine, written by DeKalb area students, ages 9-14. Can’t come to the writing sessions? No problem, […]

CD Weaving

Teen Room

Learn the basics of weaving and make yourself a cool medallion using yarn and an old CD! This program is for ages 11-17. No registration is required. For more information, contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

The History of James Taylor and Carly Simon

Yusunas Meeting Room

In the early 1970’s the singer/songwriter ruled the radio. Carole King, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens…but the era’s ultimate power couple were husband and wife James Taylor and Carly Simon. Using performance and interview clips we’ll trace the arc of their careers from “Fire and Rain” and “You’re So Vain” to “Shower the People” […]