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Cassandra Pilcher

Tue August 2019

Adult Coloring Club

Tue August 27 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In recent years the adult coloring trend has taken over. You’ll find adult coloring books on shelves at almost all retail stores and you consistently hear about the relaxation benefits from it. We’re excited to start an Adult Coloring Club that will take place once a month. This event is FREE and you are welcome to come and go as you please. Coloring pages will be provided along with color pencils. This event is for ages 18+ only. If you…

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Documentary Series: When They See Us

Wed August 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on Wed August 28, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Since the documentary was released by Netflix it has been viewed by over 23 million membership owners. This documentary series follows the true story of the Central Park jogger case of 1989, exploring the lives of five suspects who were prosecuted on charges related the sexual assault of a female victim.  This documentary will be shown as followed: Part One (August 8), Part Two (August 14), Part Three (August 28) and Part Four (Early September). They will all be shown…

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English Conversation Club

Thu August 29 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Thu August 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! For more information, contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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Wed September 2019

Adult Game Night

Wed September 4 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Calling all board game or card game lovers! We're hosting an adult game night at the library! We will have all types of games available, but you are also welcome to bring your own to play with those who come. This program is free and intended for adults. No registration is required. If you have any questions, please contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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When They See Us: Screening and Discussion

Thu September 5 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the final part in our screening of the documentary series When They See Us. Following the screening, Dr. Joseph Flynn from the Center of Black Studies at Northern Illinois University will be holding a discussion about the film and various aspects of what was happening in New York City at the time. If you missed the first three parts of the series, you can find it easily on Netflix to catch up or you can simply join…

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Haish Garden Club

Wed September 11 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you an avid gardener? Are you interested in volunteering at the library? We would love to have you as a member of our new Haish Garden Club! Members will form a committee to keep our newly replanted Haish Garden weeded, watered, and healthy. Join us for an informational meeting to learn more about the Haish Garden and what will be expected of Garden Club members. This program is FREE and is does not require registration. For more information, contact…

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English Conversation Club

Tue September 17 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learning a language is both fun and frustrating, but it’s easier when you practice! Join us for basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second (or third, fourth, etc) language. Adult learners at any level are welcome. This club is FREE and you can attend as many sessions as you like! For more information, contact Cassandra at cassandrap@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

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Resume Workshop

Wed September 18 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Resumes are the first stepping stone to getting that job you’ve been thinking about applying to for awhile. The problem, however, is how do you present yourself in a way that convinces the employer they want to interview you? In this workshop we will address the basics of a resume (e.g. formatting, sections, time order) but also work on making sure our bullet points showcase our qualifications. Please bring a printed copy of your current resume with you. For more…

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American Sign Language Conversation

Thu September 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Local History Room, 309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Learning a new language can be a lot easier when you have a chance to practice with other people. Whether you are an fluent, an advanced signer, or just learning we welcome you to come and converse in this space with other people! Conversations can be about anything and everything, so long as it is in sign language (that’s correct, no voices in the room). Please feel free to bring a pen and paper to help in communicating with others…

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Adult Coloring Club

Tue September 24 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In recent years the adult coloring trend has taken over. You’ll find adult coloring books on shelves at almost all retail stores and you consistently hear about the relaxation benefits from it. We’re excited to start an Adult Coloring Club that will take place once a month.  This event is FREE and you are welcome to come and go as you please. Coloring pages will be provided along with colored pencils. This program is intended for adults. No registration is…

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Paint Your Favorite Book

Thu September 26 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a night of painting! You will need to bring a copy, or grab one from upstairs if we have it, and then come downstairs to paint something that reminds you of the book! Whether that be a scene, a character, the book cover, etc. Just don’t give away the ending. This event is FREE to attend, and we will be providing the paint, brushes and a canvas board. There are only 12 spots available, so please sign…

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