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April 2019

Movie Showing: Mary Poppins Returns

April 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

After Mary Poppins departed from London, Jane and Michael Banks grew up into loving and responsible adults.  When Michael becomes a single father of three children after the death of his wife, Mary Poppins revisits the Cherry Tree Lane home to try to help Michael and his family.  With her unique magical skills and the aid of her friend Jack, Mary Poppins helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. This PG movie runs for 2 hours…

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Le Corsaire Ballet with NIU Theatre

April 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join students of NIU’s School of Theatre & Dance for some pirate fun!  Help us tell pirate stories, play some games, learn a jig, and hear about NIU’s upcoming swashbuckling ballet, Le Corsaire!  Enjoy a little dancing, a little history, and a lot of pirates during this interactive program. No registration is needed to attend this FREE event!  It is intended for children and families and is held in conjunction with Northern Illinois University's theatre group. For additional information, please…

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Mighty Makers: LEGO Cars

April 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

LEGOs--a child favorite!  Kids are challenged to build a LEGO car that will travel the farthest down our ramp race track.  We will also discuss physics principles that could increase their car’s speed. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students.  We meet monthly to do a STEM challenge.  Children in K-2nd grade are encouraged to attend with an adult. Space is limited to 20 participants.  Registration for this FREE program will begin 1…

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Homeschool Happenings: Crazy Chemistry

April 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Turn into a mad scientist for a day as we explore some of the basics of chemistry. Learn about molecules, elements, and how substances interact, all through hands-on experiments and lessons. Please wear old clothing (or bring a mad scientist lab coat), and closed-toe shoes. This program is intended for children and caregivers; no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Earth Day Family Event

April 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Do you love animals? Would you like to help them? Bring your family and spend an hour with us learning about the importance of Earth Day! We will be spotlighting endangered species throughout the world who need our help. On a local level, we will explore what we can do in our own backyard to help out monarch butterflies and honeybees. Local bee-keeper Doug Hawthorne will answer questions about beekeeping for beginners. Oaken Acres Wildlife Refuge will give a brief…

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Little Learners

April 23 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

April 23 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

April 23 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Tuesday Movie: The Lego Movie (2014)

April 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special -- an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. Join us for this family-friendly adventure from the world of bricks: The Lego Movie (2014). The LEGO Movie is the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure. The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet (Chris Pratt) an ordinary, rules- following, perfectly average LEGO mini-figure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary…

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Book Babies

April 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

April 24 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

April 24 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Celebrate Poetry Month with Local Poets

April 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the second of two local poetry reading nights in celebration of Poetry Month! Two local published poets will read their work. Becky Prafitt is a Native of New Hampshire and a longtime resident of DeKalb. She is a retired from Safe Passage where she worked for years as a counselor and advocate for abused women and children.  She has had several poems published and is the author of a nonfiction book, The Birth Primer. Joseph Gastiger grew up in…

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4-C Babies and Books

April 25 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings are welcome. This program is FREE and open to all.  No registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Mastering the Job Search

April 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a job readiness workshop with the Kishwaukee College Workforce and Community Education Division. This workshop is designed to give you an overview of the job search process including research, self-assessment, career planning, resume, personal branding, networking, job search strategy, interviewing, and more! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, contact Britta at brittak@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2100.

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Yoga is for EveryBODY

April 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Yoga is for everyBODY. Join us for an hour of all levels yoga instruction with Angelina of wellness event community Find What Moves You.  No experience or “toe touching” required, just a willingness to try.  This age old and scientifically supported practice can be a guide towards improving mood and physical fitness by teaching tools to decrease stress response, increase strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility at any age.  It’s not all about pretzel poses.  Join us and let’s focus on…

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Little Learners

April 30 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

April 30 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

April 30 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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May 2019

Book Babies

May 1 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 1 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 1 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 1 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

May 2 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Music for Babies

May 3 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 18 months and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

May 7 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months. Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Le Baratin: French Conversation Club

May 7 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 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 one DeKalb’s most impressive buildings, 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…

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

May 7 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

May 8 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 8 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 8 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

May 9 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Homeschool Happenings: Field Day and Picnic

May 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 the games. This event is open to kids of all ages.  Everyone is invited to attend and discover what homeschooling is all about. No registration is required to attend this FREE program! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org…

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Little Learners

May 14 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

May 14 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Book Babies

May 15 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

This lapsit program is geared towards infants ages 0-24 months.  Babies learn music, movements, and stories and have a chance to play with developmental toys. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 15 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 15 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Bebes y Libros

May 16 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Una oportunidad para que los ninos sean expuestos al lenguaje y la música, animados para moverse y aprender lenguaje de senas básicas.  ¡Comparta tiempo con su bebe o niño pequeño y conozca otros padres también! Este es un programa solamente en Español.  ¡Sin embargo todos son bienvenidos! This is a Spanish language only program.  However, everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Music for Toddlers

May 17 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels. Little ones ages 18 months - 3 years and caregivers can bond over drums and other musical instruments during a special morning of musical developmental activities with music therapist Angie Carter. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Mighty Makers: Duct Tape Wearables

May 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This month, children are challenged to make something from duct tape that they could wear, such as shoes, a bracelet, a hat, etc.  We will hold a vote at the end of the program, during which children can decide which creation is the most inventive, the most practical, and the best in other categories. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students.  We meet monthly to do a STEM challenge.  Children in K-2nd grade…

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Little Learners

May 21 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

May 21 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 22 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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4-C Babies and Books

May 23 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join the fun!  Learn with your child (age birth to 3)!  Meet other families during this monthly program at the DeKalb Public Library.  These 4-C playgroup programs promote language and early literacy through songs, rhymes, and loving interactions.  Older siblings are welcome. This program is FREE and open to all.  No registration is required. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

Find out more »

Yoga is for EveryBODY

May 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Yoga is for everyBODY. Join us for an hour of all levels yoga instruction with Angelina of wellness event community , Find What Moves You. No experience or “toe touching” required, just a willingness to try. This age old and scientifically supported practice can be a guide towards improving mood and physical fitness by teaching tools to decrease stress response, increase strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility at any age. It’s not all about pretzel poses. Join us and let’s focus…

Find out more »

Little Learners

May 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

May 28 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Join a 4-C parent educator for an evening of literacy, singing, and dancing.  Immerse yourself and your child in language, move to music, and more, while you bond with your child and meet other parents too! This FREE program requires no registration and is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

May 29 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

This morning story time program is geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into the weekly theme.  The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a craft. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Basic ESL

May 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 8:00. Participants do not need to have any formal knowledge of English prior to joining, and speakers of all languages are welcome. We have a classroom set of books. Just bring a pencil and paper! This program is FREE and does not require registration. For more information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com or contact the reference desk at…

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Summer Fun Mural Painting

May 31 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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June 2019

Summer Fun Mural Painting

June 1 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Do you love summer?  Do you enjoy art?  Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get to help design and paint a summer-themed mural.  The finished mural will be approximately 6 feet long and 3 feet wide, and it will be displayed in the children’s department.  Acrylic paints will be used, so wear old clothes or a paint shirt—the paint will…

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