We are celebrating National Poetry Month with a poetry contest of our own! Write an original poem (less than 100 words) about Harry Dumpty and submit it on or before April 30th. There will be three categories: adult, teen and children.
A winner will be chosen from each category on May 1st. Each winner will receive a personalized t-shirt with their poem on the back, a chocolate egg from The Confectionary and they will be able to read their award-winning poem during our groundbreaking event.
Please submit poems to Edith Craig via email at email@example.com, at the library or by fax 815-756-7837. Please include your name, age (so we can discern your category), email and/or phone number.
Our e-book librarian, Jodi Sapita, is available today for one-on-one instruction or help with downloading to your e-book readers or mobile devices. Just drop by!
Going on a trip or just want to try an e-reader? The library has several Kindles and Nooks available for you to check out.
Downloadable eBooks are available to all DeKalb Public Library card holders.
All paper crafters ages 16 and older are welcome to join us for monthly scrapbooking and card making fun!
Meet us in the Youth Services area to create an 8x8 scrapbook layout and a new card. No experience is necessary; just bring a pair of scissors and adhesive.
Sign-up now, there is a limit of 10 participants!
Always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome!
You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided during classes. There is no sign up necessary.
Use Google Docs to store, access, and share documents. You can make things like reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Drive. It is a great way to collaborate on school work. It is all free and powered by Google. Please sign up online, at the reference desk, or by phone. Participants should already have an email account.
Call 815-756-9568 ext 220 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
TAG: Making Libraries Work for Teens!
TAG is about local teens talking to librarians and helping to decide which books, programs, and services they need.
It's about making your voices heard and your choices matter.
Refreshments are provided--all you have to do is bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm!
TAG: You're It!
This program is, clearly, just for teens.
A variety of board and card games will be available in the Youth Services Department throughout the day for you to enjoy. Visit the library with a friend and select a game (or games) to play!
Try out Magic Muffin Kitchen Domination! The board game created by DeKalb area tweens!
The library has acquired licensing to show movies all year round!
We will be watching: "The Secret Garden" (G).
Bring a friend and enjoy the show with some popcorn and light refreshments! There is no registration for this free event. It will be held in the lower level meeting room at the library.
Join us as DeKalb County Community Gardens hosts this incredibly helpful workshop! Learn some basic gardening tips, as well as helpful hints on how to save your seeds for next year's garden.
This will especially come in handy if you have "checked out" seeds from our Seed Library. You are asked to bring back seeds harvested from plants grown from our Seed Library.
This event is free and open to all! This program will be in the lower level Meeting Room of the library.
309 Oak Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115