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Crazy for Cicadas!

Crazy for Cicadas!

What’s the buzz with Cicadas? Cicadas are winged insects that are known for their loud and vibrant songs. These creatures start their lives as eggs, and they can live up to 17 years! Scientists divide Cicadas into two groups: annual ... READ MORE

Summer Reading Challenge 2024

Summer Reading Challenge 2024

The DeKalb Public Library's 2024 Summer Reading Challenge has officially begun!   Register today, and begin earning your rewards!   All ages can participate, and no library card is required to sign up. Simply head to the DeKalb Public ... READ MORE

Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2024 “Read, Renew, Repeat”

Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2024 “Read, Renew, Repeat”

  The theme of this summer's reading program is "read, renew, repeat." We hope that it inspires you to renew your interest in pleasure reading, repeat that practice all summer, and into the future. If you are already an avid reader, join ... READ MORE

Sponsorships Available for 8 Countries in 1 Day

Sponsorships Available for 8 Countries in 1 Day

The DeKalb Public Library is pleased to announce that we will hold our ninth “8 Countries in 1 Day” on Saturday, September 14, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Last year we saw our largest attendance with over 1,100 people joining us to celebrate ... READ MORE

Read, Renew, Repeat!

Read, Renew, Repeat!

This year, our theme for summer reading is Read, Renew, Repeat! According to the iRead prompt, the main idea behind this theme is conservation. Conservation as a movement focuses on protecting species from extinction, maintaining and ... READ MORE

Book Club Benefits

Book Club Benefits

Book Clubs are for everyone! When we participate in a book club, we are able to share our different thoughts and interpretations of the same story. This helps us learn to listen and value different opinions. Not only are Book Clubs a fun ... READ MORE

Thank You to the Friends of the Library!

Thank You to the Friends of the Library!

The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library held their Spring Book Sale this past weekend, and it was their biggest sale to date! Thank you to the Friends for continuing to organize and run the sale, and to everyone who came to find new titles for ... READ MORE

April Display Case: DeKalb County Health Department

April Display Case: DeKalb County Health Department

Our Main Lobby display case has been set up by the DeKalb County Health Department, with information about the services and program they offer!   Additionally, the Health Department hosts an informational booth in our lobby, from 9:30 to ... READ MORE

Author Highlight: Byron Barton

Author Highlight: Byron Barton

In this month's Author Highlight, we will be talking about Byron Barton. Byron Barton was an American author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born on September 8, 1930 in Pawtucket, R.I. Just before Barton ... READ MORE

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