Calendar module icon

Calendar

View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

Jump To:

  1. Calendar Overlay Boards, Commissions, and Committees (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay City Council (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Community Events (26)
  4. Calendar Overlay DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (1)

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting CANCELLED

    November 22, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers

    More Details

City Council

  1. Committee of the Whole Meeting

    November 27, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Council Chambers

    More Details
  2. City Council Meeting

    November 27, 2017, 6:00 PM

    More Details

Community Events

  1. Book Babies Lap-sit Program

    November 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    This lap-sit program is geared towards infants, ages 0-24 months. Babies will learn music, movements, and stories. This will be followed by play time with developmental toys and a chance to interact with the babies and other caregivers. No sign-up is necessary. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  2. Book Buddies

    November 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Children’s Department

    Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join us in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft. This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. This week we will be reading about Thanksgiving! For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  3. Little Learners & Craft

    November 22, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    This story time program on Wednesday mornings is geared towards children, ages 2-5, and caregivers. Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into this week’s theme, Thanksgiving. The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a Thanksgiving turkey craft. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  4. Read to Rover

    November 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Children’s Department

    Miller loves to hear stories! Certified therapy dog Miller, a Golden Retriever, visits the library to listen to children read. Children may register at the Youth Services Desk for a 10-minute time slot to read to Miller. For more information, or to sign up, call (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or ask at the Youth Services Desk.

    More Details
  5. Library Closed

    November 23, 2017, All Day @ DeKalb Public Library

    The library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Enjoy a safe and pleasant holiday!

    More Details
  6. Movie Showing: Smurfs—the Lost Village

    November 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    In this all-new, fully-animated take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest, filled with magical creatures, to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of THE biggest secret in Smurf history! This PG movie runs for 90 minutes. This FREE event requires no registration and is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  7. Homeschool Happenings: Harry Potter

    November 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story & Activity Room

    Enroll in Hogwarts for a day as we learn about subjects like Herbology, Transfiguration, Potions, and Astronomy. We’ll also squeeze in some quidditch practice! Come a bit early to get sorted into your Hogwarts house. 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 or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  8. Mighty Makers: Awesome Animoto

    November 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Children’s Department

    This month, our Mighty Makers club will make fun and easy video slideshows with Animoto. Let Animoto provide the music, themes, and transitions—-all you do is add the words, pictures, and videos. This is a great way to make a family video or remember a fun day with friends. If you want to use your own pictures and videos, it’s easiest to bring them in on a flash drive. If you don’t have photos, no worries! You can use photos you find online. Join us as we make and create using technology! Recommended for children ages 6 to 11, this program is entirely FREE! Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration will begin 15 minutes before the start of the program. First come, first serve! For additional information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  9. Video Gaming Club w/ the Gaming Goat

    November 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Teen Room

    Teens and tweens are invited to join the new Video Gaming Club run by the Gaming Goat. Try new or retro games each week. No registration is required to attend this FREE club! It is intended for ages 11-17. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

    More Details
  10. Pokémon League

    November 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story & Activity Room

    Join the Pokémon League! Everyone is welcome to attend this program, run by the Gaming Goat, where you can learn how to play Pokémon, and then participate in the game. Just grab your Pokémon cards and visit the library. You ‘gotta catch them all!’ This program is FREE and requires no registration! It is intended for children ages 6-12. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  11. Bedtime Stories

    November 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    Join Ms. Jen to enjoy several bedtime tales! Children are always welcome to wear pajamas. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  12. Advanced TinkerCad: Thor’s Hammer

    November 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio

    Would you like your own mini-Mjölnir? Always thought you could hang with The Avengers? Or maybe you just really enjoy Norse mythology? Come join us as we use TinkerCAD to learn some basic 3D modeling and customize your very own hammer! After the class, we’ll print the hammer out for you on our 3D printers to be picked up in a couple of days. This class and the accompanying 3D print is completely free! We do ask that participants be at least 8 years old, and have basic computer skills. No experience with 3D design or printing is required. Sign up begins 15 minutes before class in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio For additional information, please contact Josh at joshuam@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

    More Details
  13. Little Learners & Craft

    November 28, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

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

    More Details
  14. Book Babies Lap-sit Program

    November 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    This lap-sit program is geared towards infants, ages 0-24 months. Babies will learn music, movements, and stories. This will be followed by play time with developmental toys and a chance to interact with the babies and other caregivers. No sign-up is necessary. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  15. 4-C Fun with Your Little One

    November 28, 2017, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library

    Join 4-C parent educator Clara Turner 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 is intended for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. No registration is required! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  16. NIU Student Art Reception

    November 28, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Yusunas and Zimmerman Meeting Rooms

    NIU Libraries and the DeKalb Public Library have partnered to commemorate the centennial of Gwendolyn Brooks. Please join us in celebrating the life and works of this historic poet! The NIU School of Art and Design will display student artwork throughout the DeKalb Public Library’s lower level. At the opening reception, members of the Xi Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta will be unveiling the art and reading excerpts of Brooks’ poetry. Also, be sure to visit the Gwendolyn Brooks exhibits on the 2nd and 4th floors of Founders Memorial Library starting in October. The closing reception will be held on Thursday, December 7 from 4:00—5:30 p.m. at the Founders Memorial Library on the first floor. Light refreshments will be served at both events while supplies last. This event is free and open to all, no registration is required. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

    More Details
  17. MagaZeen

    November 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Youth Services Internet Computers

    Join other area tweens in writing your very own, self-created magazine! Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. The library will provide computers to work on. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for ages 10 and up. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

    More Details
  18. Book Babies & Book Buddies (combined)

    November 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    Book Babies, a 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. Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join the instructor today as well. This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. No registration is necessary to attend this FREE program. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  19. Book Babies Lap-sit Program

    November 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    This lap-sit program is geared towards infants, ages 0-24 months. Babies will learn music, movements, and stories. This will be followed by play time with developmental toys and a chance to interact with the babies and other caregivers. No sign-up is necessary. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  20. Book Buddies

    November 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Children’s Department

    Older siblings of the infants attending Book Babies are invited to join us in a nearby space for the weekly themed program and craft. This program is also open to other caregivers and children ages 2-5. This week we will be reading about farm animals! For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  21. Little Learners & Craft

    November 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story and Activity Room

    This story time program on Wednesday mornings is geared towards children, ages 2-5, and caregivers. Music, finger plays, puppets, and books are woven into this week’s theme, bears. The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a sleeping bear craft. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

    More Details
  22. Teacher in the Library

    November 29, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, YS Study Rooms

    Teachers will be holding FREE homework help at the library for District #428 students in grades 3-8. Remedial, non-homework help in the areas of reading and math will also be offered. Please register by contacting Betsy Zimmerman at teacherinthelibrary@dkpl.org. For additional information, please call the Youth Services Department at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  23. Computer Class: Word I

    November 29, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio

    Introductory Microsoft Word teaches the basic skills in creating, editing, and printing a Word document. Editing fonts, arranging the layout, placing graphs and images, or how to “Spell Check” are just a few of the basics covered in this course. Whether this is your first time making a document or you need a refresher lesson, this program will cover the basics to make you feel confident next time you create a bit of text. This class is FREE and open to all. Laptop computers will be provided for use in class. Seating is limited, enrollment begins in the Nancy D. Castle Collaboration Studio 15 minutes before the event starts. For additional information, please contact Joshua at joshuam@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 2115.

    More Details
  24. Advanced ESL

    November 29, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story & Activity Room

    English teacher Christine Holloway leads a class for adult learners of English. This advanced grammar class is for people who can already speak, read, and write in English but want to perfect their usage and learn more vocabulary. The purchase of a textbook is necessary. For information, please contact the instructor at hollowayteacher@gmail.com.

    More Details
  25. Nature Fairy Visits!

    November 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story & Activity Room

    This unique fairy has traded her flying powers for the power to magically grow big enough to join your little ones for a special day at the library! Aria Rose brings fairy dust and enchanting stories about what it’s like to live in her fairy realm during the changing seasons. Children will even learn how to spot signs of fairies out in nature this autumn! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library and is made possible by Parties with Character. No registration is required to attend this FREE event! For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

    More Details
  26. Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

    November 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Teen Room

    TAG is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, 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! For more information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

    More Details

DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study

  1. DSATS Transit Subcommittee Meeting

    November 28, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ DeKalb County Highway Dept. Conference Room

    The DSATS Transit Subcommittee deals with issues of Public Transportation in the DeKalb Urbanized Area (UZA). This subcommittee meets on an as-needed basis so please check this calendar for any date changes or cancellations.

    More Details