Stuffed Animal Sleepover

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Would your stuffed animal friend like to sleep over at the library? If so, register at the Youth Services Desk. Drop-off day for the 25 participants will be Friday, February […]

Open Game Time

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join us for our Open Game Time! A variety of card games, board games, and chess sets will be provided; however, patrons are encouraged to bring a game they love […]

Teen Movie: The Hate U Give

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Did you love the book The Hate U Give? Enjoy pizza and an after-hours showing of the movie, rated PG-13. For students in grades 6-12.

Dimensions Dance Academy hosts DROP-IN Line Dancing

Dimensions Dance Academy 134 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Dimensions Dance Academy is participating in Downtown DeKalb's SWEET STROLL on Saturday, February 11th by offering DROP-IN line dancing. This means no registration, no age requirements, no commitment to stay […]

Celebrate Black History: Stella by Starlight Book Discussion

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Join African American community members and staff from the DeKalb County History Center and Sycamore Library for a discussion of Sharon Draper's book "Stella by Starlight" and learn about some […]

Mardi Gras Celebration

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the library! Design your own Mardi Gras mask using glitter, paint, ribbons, and more. You can also create your own Mardi Gras beads.

Classic Movie Club: The Philadelphia Story

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Seniors and adults of all ages can come by the Sycamore Public Library to watch a classic movie. Special programs and activities may also occur. Popcorn will be provided!

Grief Support Group at DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join others going through grief and loss and receive support in a safe and confidential setting with the facilitation from a ProMedica Hospice Bereavement Coordinator. In this ongoing grief support […]

Teen Program: Anti-Valentine’s Party

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

No Valentine? Who needs one! Eat snacks, make stuff, and celebrate yourself. Come decorate a broken-heart cookie, make duct tape roses, and more. Presented by the SPL (Teen) Advisory Group. […]

Teen and Family STEM Café: Steel Band

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Learn about the STEM features of a steel band!At our monthly Teen STEM Cafés, we have short talks about STEM fields, related STEM activities and enjoy free Pizza from Hy-Vee. […]

Swinging the Lantern: Songs and Stories of the Sea

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Pull up a sandbag and swing the lantern! The phrase, initially of British military origin, refers to the lamps hung from a ship’s beams that would swing while the ship […]

Puzzle Exchange Party

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Adults are invited to join SPL for a jigsaw puzzle party! Teens 12+ are also welcome!Not only will you be able to put together puzzles during this party, you are […]

Winter Star Party at the Park with Fox Valley Astronomical Society

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Join Mark Wagner and the rest of FVAS to learn about the winter sky over Sycamore and to look through multiple unique styles of telescopes at the stars and planets.Hosted […]

Tinkering with TinkerCad: 3D Word Sculptures

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

This class uses the online program Tinkercad to create unique desktop sculptures. We will be designing and 3D printing Custom Digital Word Sculptures. Bring your designs and ideas. Beginners are […]

STEM: Electrical Engineering with Society of Women Engineers

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Explore facets of electrical engineering with a variety of experiments. This event, intended for students in grades 2-5, is led by volunteers from the Society of Women Engineers. K-1 students […]

Baila Conmigo: Bachata

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Time to put on your dancing shoes! Join us for a short history lesson about the popular Latin dance music: Bachata! Afterwards, patrons will be able to learn how to […]

Artist-in-Residence: Acrylic Fluid Art with Shannon Erickson

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Local artist Shannon Erickson will give a demonstration of her Acrylic Fluid Art technique at 2:00pm, after which participants can make their own mini bloom art. Come by any time […]

After-hours Concert: Jazz in Progress

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Jazz in Progress joins us for an after-hours concert that will feature different styles of big band and modern jazz music in the library’s main lobby!Jazz in Progress (JIP) organized […]

World Music Concert: Arcomusical

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Explore the unique music of the berimbau, the musical bow, and learn about its traditions and practices in Brazil and its African relatives. Attendees will be treated to a 30-minute […]