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Resources for At-Home Learning

The DeKalb Public Library has compiled a list of free resources for parents (and others!) who need ideas for engaging activities while practicing social distancing.  Some require a DeKalb Public Library card, but may are available for anyone.  This list ...

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Library Closes Indefinitely, Looks to Expand Digital Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Measures *UPDATE* The DeKalb Public Library will be closed indefinitely in response to Governor Pritzker's order to shelter in place. At this time the library continues to monitor the situation and will act in accordance with guidance from ...

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Our New Year’s Resolution

The DeKalb Public Library's New Year's resolution is simple. Get more feedback from you, the public, on how we're doing. Beginning in January the library will put into action our new evaluation process. We will focus on program evaluation, customer service, ...

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Library Introduces Remote Printing

The library is pleased to announce that we have installed Princh, a wireless printing solution. From now on you can use your own mobile device to print your documents! All you have to do is download the free Princh app ...

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Library Establishes New Strategic Plan

In 2018 the DeKalb Public Library embarked on a strategic planning process to consider current, anticipated and possible future community needs. Careful consideration was given to determine which of those needs the Library can help meet. These strategic directions provide ...

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Around Town Scavenger Hunt

It’s Showtime At Your Library! Join the DeKalb Public Library for spectacular events, fun activities, and, of course, lots of good reading! This summer, a NEW addition to our programs is the Around Town Scavenger Hunt. Each week, the library will ...

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Summer Reading, It’s Showtime at Your Library!

Summer Reading at DeKalb Public Library begins Monday, June 3, and continues through Saturday, August 10, with summer reading clubs for children, teens, and adults. Youth Summer Reading There are four different reading clubs for children age 0-12, so choose the best ...

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DeKalb High School Alum Richard Powers Wins Pulitzer Prize

“Listen. There’s something you need to hear.” According to The Washington Post, “The Overstory, by Richard Powers, a sprawling epic about the wonderful life and alarming death of trees, has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for fiction." To view the entire ...

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Library to Celebrate Eight Worlds in One Day

On Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., let your imagination soar at the DeKalb Public Library's "Eight Worlds in One Day" event! Grab a passport and travel to one of our eight Worlds of Reading. Ask for ...

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