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Explore, Learn, Succeed!

Borrow SAT preparation and study guides. Get first source quotes and historical photos at Digital Public Library of America. Learn a new language with Mango Languages. Looking for your next great read? Explore Novelist, or talk with our teen librarians. Access digital resources to get books, graphic novels, and more for your device.

We have games for the Play Station, Xbox, and Wii gaming systems.

It is an exciting time for the Teen Department as we expand to virtual programming and crafts to take and make at home.

Library Hosts Virtual Concert with Barry Cloyd

On Saturday, November 14, the DeKalb Public Library hosted the virtual event, "Connection, Linking the Medieval Days to our Modern World." In this virtual edu-tainment adventure, singer/songwriter/historian Barry Cloyd traveled back to the days of knights and chivalry. We learned how ...

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The Science Behind Haunted Houses

Did you ever wonder why haunted houses are so scary? Join us on October 28 and find out!!! As part of STEMFest Week, NIU presents: The Science Behind Haunted Houses with Paul Kassel, Dean of the NIU College of Visual ...

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Featured Events for Teens

Virtual PS4 Teen Tournament NBA2K21

Monday, November 30
3:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Virtual Teen Gaming PS4: Madden 21

Wednesday, December 2
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Virtual Workshop: Candy Cane Wreath

Wednesday, December 2
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Recommended Resources for Teens

Teen Vogue