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Samantha Hathaway

(815) 756-9568 ext. 1701|

Mon August 2019

Medicare Made Clear

Mon August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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One event on Mon August 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM

There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs. This seminar is entirely FREE and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815)…

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Demystifying the College Application

Mon August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all high school seniors- it’s time to apply to college! September and October is the time to complete college applications and a veteran college counselor will demystify the process for you.  Applying to college can be overwhelming, but breaking the application into steps and keeping ahead of the timelines will prove to keep stress at bay for parents and students alike. Tiffany Dallas has been a college admissions professional for more than eight years and currently works in the…

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Tue September 2019

Le Baratin

Tue September 3 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Tue September 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community, enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the library, and partake of some light refreshments. Anyone who speaks French is welcomed! A Bientôt! This club is free and open to all; no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Stitch Niche

Wed September 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on Wed September 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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Eight Countries in One Day

Sat September 7 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Are you ready for another stamp in your passport? Then join us for our fourth annual “8 Countries in 1 Day” event at the DeKalb Public Library! We’ll provide the passports AND the luggage! Stroll through Canada and Norway to make your own miniature hockey sticks and enjoy a curling match. Rock to the rhythm of Harambee drums in Zimbabwe. Experience the grace of Thai dancing. Be amazed by the incredible TaeKwonDo performance of South Korea. And much, much more!…

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Boost Your Credit Score

Thu September 12 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Credit can be your friend or enemy. You will learn what credit means, why it’s important, how to clean up bad credit, and how to establish good credit in this class. This program is free and open to all. No registration is required. This program is held in conjunction with Fifth Third Bank. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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Protecting Your Identity

Fri September 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the very real threat of identity theft and how to protect yourself and your family against it. This program is free and open to all. No registration is required. This program is held in conjunction with Fifth Third Bank. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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Goat Yoga

Sat September 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A fun way to support Live Learn and Lead vocational farm is to join us for Goat Yoga! This non-profit organization aims to provide a holistic approach to solving some of society's biggest challenges. Attending this class is a great way to let go of the stresses of the day and have fun with Nigerian Dwarf Goats. This hour-long class is intended for ages 12 and up. All skill levels are welcome! Please bring a mat or large towel.  Registration is…

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Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Mon September 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, and basic playing cards. Light snacks and soft drinks will be offered. This group is open to anyone 13 and up. If you would like to bring a game of your own your welcome to do so. This group is coordinated by Emin, who was born and raised…

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Stitch Niche

Wed September 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on Wed September 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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Le Baratin

Tue September 24 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on Tue September 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community, enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the library, and partake of some light refreshments. Anyone who speaks French is welcomed! A Bientôt! This club is free and open to all; no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Author Visit: Richard Powers

Fri September 27 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“Listen. There’s something you need to hear.” The DeKalb Public Library, in conjunction with Northern Illinois University, is pleased to welcome award-winning author, and DeKalb High School alum, Richard Powers, in an after-hours presentation and meet-and-greet open to the community. Powers will read an excerpt from The Overstory (2018), a monumental novel about re-imagining our place in the living world. The Overstory is a New York Times Bestseller and is one of the Washington Post’s and Chicago Tribune’s 10 Best…

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