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Library to add teen program

Mitchell Spence

April 20, 2014

The DeKalb Public Library will introduce a Teen Reader category to its annual summer reading program to draw in more teens.The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., joins libraries across the nation to hold a reading program to promote literacy. The reading program will be held June 16 to Aug. 10. The ...

Library ‘frees’ banned books

Lark Lewis

September 26, 2013

The DeKalb Public Library celebrated reading freedom on a grander level this year by bringing the adult section in on Banned Book Week.Activities for the library’s Banned Book Week included plays, children’s storytime and checking out banned books.“When you take a look at the list of the books that ha...

DeKalb public library holds mock archaeological dig for children

Ryan Felgenhauer

August 23, 2011

The Dekalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., held a mock archaeological dig for children Tuesday night.Jeremy VanDerpluymChildren dug through small boxes of sand in hopes of Children various treasures hidden within. "We used objects found around the library like seashells and egg cartons," said circulation cler...