Feb 08 Wednesday
Need a little help waking up? Join us for some coffee and conversation every Wednesday morning. Regular coffee, decaf coffee, and tea will be available.
This program is intended for adults. No registration is required.
For more information, please contact Britta at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 756-9578 ext. 2100.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library.
Feb 11 Saturday
Conservation Crew Restoration WorkdaysJan 8, 24; Feb 12 & 28; Mar 12 & 28; Apr 9 & 25 9 a.m. to Noon
Work alongside fellow nature-lovers in the beauty of the outdoors for a gratifying and invigorating day restoring the forest ecosystem. You’ll learn new things, have fun, meet wonderful people, and help contribute to the health of the forest. No experience necessary; training and tools are supplied. Bring a water bottle and stay hydrated. Dress in layers and expect to get dirty!
The free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program will again be available at the DeKalb Public Library and is for people with low to moderate incomes. AARP Foundation Tax -Aide volunteers will be available by appointment every Saturday starting February 4th through April 15th, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring a photo ID and all necessary tax documents, as well as last year’s return forms. For a complete list of important documents to bring click here.
Please sign up for an appointment by contacting Frances at (815) 991-9418.
For more information, please contact the reference desk at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150 or at email@example.com.
Looking for a simple and natural solution to help with your sleep? In this workshop, patrons will be able to make a lavender mist! This simple and easy recipe is perfect for helping with sleep and relaxation.
This program is first come, first served as space is limited. It is intended for teens and adults.
If you have any questions, please contact Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (815) 756-9568 ext. 2110.
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.
This event is first come, first served as space is limited. All ages are welcome.
For additional information, please contact Leah at email@example.com or Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (815) 756-9568, ext. 2112.
Feb 14 Tuesday
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 group, you will have the opportunity to share your experiences with grief, receive insight from peers and the facilitator on the grieving process, and learn more about grief. This group is open to adults experiencing grief from any loss, no matter where they are on this journey.
This grief support group does not replace other mental health services. If you need individual counseling or other mental health services, you can contact the facilitator at (815) 397-3691 or call 211 to find support in your area. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or need immediate attention for a non-life-threatening mental health need, please call 988. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.
Marianna Galligani, MS is a Bereavement Coordinator with ProMedica Hospice, working with patients, families, and the community in the face of loss. She has a master’s degree in Developmental Psychology from Walden University and is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling. Marianna is currently a PhD student researching Thanatology: the study of death and dying.
This support group is free. No registration is required.
For additional information, please contact Samantha at email@example.com or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.
Feb 15 Wednesday
Feb 16 Thursday
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. Family members are welcome.
This free presentation is for all ages. Registration is required.
For additional information or help with registration, please contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.
Feb 17 Friday
Does your child or tween play some of the popular games like Minecraft, Fortnite, or Roblox? Are you aware that these games and many more have an element of skill sets that are beneficial to their development via education and potential career paths? Through video games we will be extracting those skill sets with professional gamer and Head E-sports Coach for Kishwaukee College, Matthew Hixon, while simultaneously having fun.
This program is for ages 8-12 and requires registration, as space is limited. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the DeKalb Public Library.
For additional information or help with registration, please contact Theresa at email@example.com or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3350.
Feb 18 Saturday