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  1. Calendar Overlay Boards, Commissions, and Committees (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (8)

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    December 20, 2017, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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Community Events

  1. Book Babies Lap-sit Program

    December 20, 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.

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  2. Book Buddies

    December 20, 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 Santa and Christmas! For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

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  3. Free Hearing Tests and Help with Research

    December 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Youth Services Study Rooms

    Hearing is one of the most important senses for learning and education. Each year, many children suffer from undetected temporary and permanent hearing loss. The consequences of having a hearing loss include speech and language delays, lower academic achievement, emotional distress, frustration, and fatigue because they are unable to hear clearly. The good news is that the negative effects of hearing loss can be reduced and minimized with early detection and early intervention. Doctor of Audiology students and faculty at Northern Illinois University are conducting a research study to examine and compare the hearing status of children in the United States and in several countries in Asia and South America. We will offer free hearing tests to children aged between 0 and 18 years at DeKalb Public Library. Accompanying family members are also welcome. All tests are non-invasive and they follow standard hearing procedures offered in hearing clinics around the world.

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  4. Santa Visit!

    December 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ DeKalb Public Library, Children’s Department

    Santa will stop by the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends! Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the children’s department of the library. Parents are welcome to take photos. This FREE event requires no registration. For additional information, please contact Theresa at theresaw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.

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  5. Little Learners & Craft

    December 20, 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, Santa and Christmas. The program lasts approximately 30 minutes and is followed by a pattern chain craft. For more information, please contact Theresa at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3300 or theresaw@dkpl.org.

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  6. Anime-Manga Club

    December 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Story & Activity Room

    Teens and tweens are invited to join the new Anime/Manga Club for veteran otaku or newbie weaboos! Watch and discuss anime and participate in a few fun activities. Most anime is appropriate for teenagers age 13 and above. No registration is required to attend this FREE club! It is intended for ages 12-19. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.

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  7. Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

    December 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Bilder Family Meeting Room

    Knitters and crotchetier unite! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. A basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided during classes. There is no sign-up necessary. For additional information, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.

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  8. Advanced ESL

    December 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ DeKalb Public Library, Zimmerman Meeting 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.

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