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CATCH Kids Club

Join us for 90 minutes of fun physical activities, an interactive nutrition lesson, and a healthy and refreshing summertime snack!  Wear comfortable clothing; all other supplies will be provided by the instructor. CATCH Kids Club is a nationally recognized childhood obesity ...

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Container Gardening with DCCG

DeKalb County Community Gardens educator Nathan Dettman hosts a second container gardening class at the library! In this class participants will learn tips for successful vegetable gardening using containers and fill containers to take home. We will start with a short ...

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Farm to Table with Hy-Vee

Come learn about the bounty of the garden with Lisa Brandt from Hy-Vee.  Try roasted green beans with lemon and walnut, baked mac and cheese cups, and bucatini with sausage and kale — then take your favorite recipe(s) home! Space is ...

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All About Berries!

Learn all about berries, including why they are so good for you, with Lisa Brandt from HyVee.  Enjoy samples of the following recipes featuring these summertime favorites: Blueberry Slump, Savory Blueberry Pizza, and Very Berry Smoothie! Space is limited to 25 ...

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Teen Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We’ll learn how to make our own ice cream and hangout afterwards. The program is for teens (going into grades 6-12) only and will meet in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration ...

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Homeschool Happenings: Field Day and Picnic

Celebrate the end of the homeschool year with a field day!  Expect to see all your traditional favorites--like sack races, 3-legged races, relay races, and tug-of-war--as well as a few new games.  Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy together after ...

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Ellwood Explorers: Summer Selections

Attention, Ellwood Explorers!  Join us at the DeKalb Public Library to read stories inspired by the Ellwood family's collection, have a snack, and make bookplates for our libraries at home. This family program is intended for children ages 3 and up.  ...

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Seed Sorting

It’s time to sort and swap! Visit the library to participate in our annual seed sorting program that will kick-off the Seed Swap housed in the Adult Services department of the library. Dan Kenney from the DeKalb County Community Gardens will ...

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NIU Steelband Concert

Join us for the 4th annual NIU Steelband Concert directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis. Created in 1973 by G. Allan O'Connor, it was the first active steel band formed in an American university and has performed throughout the United ...

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Spring Greens with Hy-Vee

Spring is here and the perfect time to cook with the abundance of spring produce. Hy-Vee dietitian Lisa Brandt will be here to showcase many delicious recipes from some of her favorite spring produce. Samples will be available while supplies ...

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