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Amy Timberlake, author of One Came Home, reads a snippet from her book Tuesday at the Ellwood House Visitors Center, 509 N. 1st St., as part of the Big Read True Grit event sponsored by the DeKalb Public Library. Timberlakes book centers around a Western mystery and adventure. The library will hold Western-themed events all through October.

‘Grit’ comes to DeKalb

By Keisha Howerth | October 1, 2013

The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., plans to spend a national grant on Big Read events throughout October for the seventh year in a row.The National Endowment for the Arts awarded the DeKalb Public Library a $15,000 grant to promote literacy through...

Library to host square dance and pie baking contest as a finale to the Big Read

By Samantha Brockett | October 24, 2012

The DeKalb Public Library will be hosting a square dance and pie baking contest at 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will be held at Hopkins Park Shelter, 1403 Sycamore Road. During the event, participants have a chance to enter a pie baking contest. The deadline...