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Top 5: Reviewing latest DeKalb news

By Holly New | October 2, 2013

No. 5: Cafe has high hopes despite lease issueThe leasing issues with the House Cafe, 263 Lincoln Highway, have been going on for a while. While I’m not the biggest fan of the venue, I know many students find refuge here for music and find it a place...

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...