Saturday, September 16th, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the DeKalb Public Library will take you on a journey through 8 Countries in 1 Day!


Stop by the welcome table to get your “luggage” and passport before your adventure begins. Visit every country, get your passport stamped, and enter for a chance to win one of many prizes. Bring canned food items to get additional raffle tickets.


Visit Ghana, and sample jollof rice and chocolate, play Senet in Egypt, build a Kapok tree in Costa Rica, and much more! You’ll also visit Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Samoa, and Colombia, and be able to sample the cuisine of each country while completing crafts and playing games!


You can also meet Stella the Sloth from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and gather in the Main Lobby to see big performances throughout the day!


11:15 a.m.: Colombian Dancers

12:00 p.m.: West African Drummers

1:00 p.m.: Indian Classical Dance


The library welcomes back the Northern Illinois University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Latino Resource Center as partners. We are pleased to welcome Linda Ma as a new partner assisting us with Taiwan.


No registration is required to attend this free event. All are welcome!


For more information, please contact Samantha at [email protected] or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.



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