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Susan Garlisch

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3400|

November 2019

Epic Tabletop Game

Saturday November 16 @ 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Are you ready to face the challenge of the most epic battle of all time? Learn the rules and strategies of Heroscape. Can you survive the battle? This free program is for teens ages 12-18. Registration is required. Bring your own “non-messy” snacks. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Creative Writing: Tea for Tweens

Monday November 18 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This free program is intended for tweens, ages 9-12, or in grades 4-6. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Creative Writing: Teen Magazine

Monday November 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This free program is intended for teens, ages 13-17, or in 7th-12th grade. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Teen Advisory Group: Middle School

Tuesday November 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm! Expectations: Show up on time (5:00) to earn pizza Join in on the discussion Pay attention to the person speaking Help to serve food and clean up after meeting…

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Adventure @ Your Library

Thursday November 21 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adventure @ Your Library is DeKalb Public Library’s own tabletop role-playing group for teens. Join us for an adventure game where YOUR choices make the difference between utter defeat and glorious victory! Stomp the Bad Guys. Save the World. Refreshments are provided–all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm and imagination. This group is for youth ages 12 to 17. Registration is required. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Creative Writing: Tea for Tweens

Monday November 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This free program is intended for tweens, ages 9-12, or in grades 4-6. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Creative Writing: Teen Magazine

Monday November 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This free program is intended for teens, ages 13-17, or in 7th-12th grade. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Tweens Read: Awkward

Tuesday November 26 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join other tweens to talk about this funny graphic novel, have a snack, then follow clues to hidden geocaches within the library. Check out a copy of the book in Youth Services by the public computers, while supplies last. Here’s what it’s about: Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids. Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them. On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres…

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Teen Book Mob: I Am Still Alive

Tuesday November 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you love to read and talk about books and have a snack, too? Teen Book Mob is here for you! I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall is a heart-pounding story of survival and revenge in the unforgiving wilderness. Read on…. Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn’t act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive—for now. Jess…

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Anime-Manga Club

Friday November 29 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teens and tweens are invited to join the Anime/Manga Club for veteran otaku or newbie weaboos! Watch and discuss anime and participate in a few fun activities. Most anime is appropriate for teenagers age 13 and above. No registration is required to attend this free club! It is intended for ages 12-17. For additional information, please contact Colleen at cowzroc@gmail.com or at (815) 505-8569. Anime-Manga for Adults (ages 18+) meets on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays.

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