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Happy Anniversary, DKPL!

Happy Anniversary, DKPL!

Today marks the 93rd anniversary of the Haish Memorial Library Building!    Did you know that before this beautiful building was built, the DeKalb Public Library was located underneath a roller-skating rink? Read the full story of the ... READ MORE

Be mine, Valentine!

Be mine, Valentine!

Roses are red, violets are blue, I love reading! How about you? Valentine’s day is on February 14, when people all over the world celebrate love and friendship in a variety of ways to those around you. Here are some ways you can ... READ MORE

Author Highlight: Eve Bunting

Author Highlight: Eve Bunting

Anne Evelyn Bunting, better known as Eve Bunting, was a Northern Irish-born American writer of more than 250 books!  Her work covered a broad array of subjects and included fiction and non-fiction books for audiences of all ages. Eve ... READ MORE

It’s Groundhog Day!

It’s Groundhog Day!

What do you do when you see your shadow? Well, when Phil the groundhog sees his shadow, it means that he's predicted that there will be six more weeks of winter! But wait, who is Phil the Groundhog? Phil the Groundhog lives in Punxsutawney, ... READ MORE

Spread the Love!

Spread the Love!

Give the DeKalb Public Library a shoutout on Wednesday, February 7, during WNIJ & WNIU's Spread the Love event!   In honor of Valentine's Day, WNIJ & WNIU invite their listeners to share the love by supporting your local public ... READ MORE

Second Entrance and Other Accessibility Options at DeKalb Public Library

Second Entrance and Other Accessibility Options at DeKalb Public Library

Did you know that the DeKalb Public Library has a second entrance? This one is located on the east side of the building and has a shorter ramp than the main entrance, which makes it welcome choice for those using a walker or wheel chair. The ... READ MORE

Let’s go to LEGO club!

Let’s go to LEGO club!

What do you call a group of LEGO builders? ...A block party! If building is your thing, LEGO club is the place for you! Every month we have a new theme for our club, where members can choose to follow along with the theme or ... READ MORE

It’s National Squirrel Day!

It’s National Squirrel Day!

Did you know that January 21 is National Squirrel Day? National Squirrel Day was created by wildlife rehabilitator Christy Hargrove! This day is celebrated to recognize and appreciate our furry neighbors. Here are some fun facts ... READ MORE

Y2K Teen Reads

Y2K Teen Reads

While the Y2K bug never happened (ask your older relatives about it), Y2K style and culture has made a comeback.  You may have already raided closets for your aunt, uncle, older cousin’s (or even your parents’) old clothes. Maybe you’re ... READ MORE

“I Have A Dream…”

“I Have A Dream…”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. that takes place on the 3rd Monday in January. This holiday honors the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. left a legacy that ... READ MORE

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