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June 2019

Adventure @ Your Library

June 20 @ 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. Register below. This group is for youth ages 12 to 18. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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Music for Toddlers

June 21 @ 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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Music for Young Children

June 21 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 5 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

June 25 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 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

June 25 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 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

June 25 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 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

June 26 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 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

June 26 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 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

June 26 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 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

June 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Do you know an adult who wants to learn English? This basic language class is offered on Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 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

June 27 @ 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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Movie Showing: Kim Possible

June 28 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

So, what’s the sitch? Kim Possible is just your basic, average girl...and she’s here to save the world! Together with Ron Stoppable (and his pet naked mole-rat, Rufus), Team Possible kick butt as they battle diabolical Dr. Drakken and a host of heinous hench dudes. In the meantime, Kim must face her most daunting challenge ever: the perils and pitfalls of high school! No treats are provided, but you may bring your own non-messy snack to enjoy in the room…

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Lego Club: Dream House

June 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

If you could have a room designed by you, what would you put in it? Today you will build the coolest room that you can think of and then we will design them into a Lego mansion. Come join the fun! Lego Club is open to all school-age children and their siblings. Our target audience is K through 5, but we recognize that some younger siblings may tag along. That’s fine with us. Just be aware that there are many…

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July 2019

Homeschool Happenings: Wild Kratts

July 1 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Go wild for animals on Wild Kratts day!  Participate in themed crafts and activities, then interact with live animals at the end of the session. This event is open to kids of all ages.  Participants do not need to be homeschoolers; everyone is welcome. No registration is required to attend this FREE program! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

July 2 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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. 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

July 2 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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

July 2 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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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Book Babies

July 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

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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Book Buddies

July 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. 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

July 3 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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

July 3 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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

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

July 9 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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

July 9 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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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Book Babies

July 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

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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Book Buddies

July 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. 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

July 10 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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

July 10 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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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Bebes y Libros

July 11 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until July 18, 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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LEGO Club: Bridges

July 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this installment of LEGO Club, we will build bridges, then test their strength.  The bridge that holds the most weight without breaking wins! This program is geared towards K-5th grade students, but younger siblings are welcome (just be aware that there are many small pieces).  Parents and/or caregivers are encouraged to attend. No registration is required to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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Little Learners

July 16 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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. 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

July 16 @ 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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

July 16 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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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Book Babies

July 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

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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Book Buddies

July 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. 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

July 17 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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

July 17 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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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Tweens Read and Space Adventure Program

July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join other tweens, ages 9-12, in this dual program in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. Read a loaned copy of the book I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, about a girl in 1969 who becomes the pen-pal of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, and come prepared to discuss it. Then stay for the STEM part of the program in which we will sample astronaut food (Tang and freeze-dried ice cream,) and participate in…

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Bebes y Libros

July 18 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until July 18, 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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Adventure @ Your Library

July 18 @ 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 18. For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.  

Find out more »

Music for Toddlers

July 19 @ 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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Music for Young Children

July 19 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Music stimulates the senses and engages us on many levels.  Little ones ages 0 - 5 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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LEGO Club: Boats

July 22 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Can you build a boat that floats?  Come find out!  The boat that holds the most LEGO people without toppling or sinking in the water wins! We will be using water, so leave watches and anything else that shouldn't get wet at home. This program is geared towards K-5th grade students, but younger siblings are welcome (just be aware that there are many small pieces).  Parents and/or caregivers are encouraged to attend. No registration is required to attend this FREE…

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Little Learners

July 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 July 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. 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

July 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 July 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

July 23 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until July 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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Book Babies

July 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

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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Book Buddies

July 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 July 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. 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

July 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 July 31, 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

July 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 July 31, 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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Babies and Books

July 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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Mighty Makers: Squishy Circuits

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn about electricity using play dough!  Using conductive and insulating play doughs, build your own creation.  Make a simple circuit, or build one into a sculpture.  Then, light it up with LEDs!  No experience with circuits needed. 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…

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Movie Showing: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

July 29 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brooklyn teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man in his reality and crosses paths with five counterparts from other dimensions.  Together, they must stop a threat to all their worlds. With Into the Spider-Verse, the creators of The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street introduce a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind.  Come to the library to enjoy this laugh-out-loud funny family movie filled with teachable moments in a rousing superhero adventure. This PG movie runs for 1 hour…

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Little Learners

July 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 July 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. 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

July 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 July 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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Mighty Makers: Ozobot Bits

July 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Want to control a robot?  Join us this month as we program our Ozobot Bit robots.  Draw a path on a piece of paper, then watch the robot follow it!  If you have time or Ozobot experience, you can also program the robot using an app on one of our tablets. Materials for this event were provided through a grant by the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club. This program is part of Mighty Makers, our making club for K-5th grade students. …

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4-C Fun with Your Little One

July 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 July 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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Book Babies

July 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, happening 5 times

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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Book Buddies

July 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join an instructor in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft.  This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. 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

July 31 @ 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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

July 31 @ 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:50 AM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 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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CATCH Kids Club

July 31 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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 prevention program that focuses on teaching children about making healthier food choices, staying physically active, and reducing "screen time." Space is limited to 25 children in K-3rd grade.  Register below to participate in this FREE program. For additional information,…

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