Wizard and Witch familiars: Make a new magical companion, a flying dragon.
Join Ms. Jen on the Dragon Carpet and enjoy several stories! Kids are always welcome to wear pajamas. This week we will be reading about dragons!
Discover whole new worlds in this "Comic-Con" like event exclusive to The Big Read of DeKalb County! Join us in starting our Big Read month. We will be reading and celebrating "A Wizard of Earthsea" by Ursula K. LeGuin.
Fantasy Fest (at the DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road) will be a host of dazzling games, magical crafts, mysterious alchemy demonstrations by NIU STEM, music by Dan the Bard, dragon activities by Linda Ma, and much more. There will be medieval knights and ladies and other-worldly characters to interact with Fan Fest goers.
Costumes are encouraged to enter this magical fest. There will be a costume contest at 2:00 p.m.
This fest is free and open to the entire community! Big Read books will be distributed at this event and all the Big Read events through out October.
Check back soon for a complete program for this event.
Join Ms. Jen on the Dragon Carpet and enjoy several stories! Kids are always welcome to wear pajamas. This week we will be reading about toads!
Wizard and Witch Familiars: Have a toad puppet by your side for all of your magic adventures.
Along with our normal story times during the week, Carla Raynor from Kishwaukee College Family Literacy Program, will be here at the library bringing a different kind of story time to our lineup. She will read some magical and mystical books and interweave them with other fun activities and crafts. Make sure you and your little ones stop by and join in on The Big Read fun!
This Big Read program has been brought to you by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
School is out early! The Big Read is in full swing!
Join us as we watch the first Lord of the Rings movie on our "silver" screen. We'll have popcorn and refreshments as we enjoy this amazing film. Costumes are encouraged!
You'll receive a free copy of A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin at this and every Big Read event!
Join Ms. Jen on the Dragon Carpet and enjoy several stories! Kids are always welcome to wear pajamas. This week we will be reading about cats!
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