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DeKalb Central students working to complete their eLearning assignments from Friday, February 17 – Monday, February 27 can do so at Eckhart Public Library! Click here for more information.

Does your preschooler like music? How about movement? (What preschooler doesn’t like to run, dance, and play?) That’s why we have Preschool Music and Movement at Eckhart Public Library on Saturday, February 18. Preschoolers and their families and caregivers are invited to come to the library from 10:15-10:45 a.m. to warm up their muscles, get some […]

  Our annual Eckhart Winter Read doesn’t begin until January 3, but you can start reading for prizes and chances to win grand prizes beginning Tuesday, December 27! No matter your age, you can pick up prizes beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, but all reading completed beginning on Tuesday, December 27, counts toward earning prizes. […]

Willennar Genealogy Center’s collection is full of Throwback Thursday potential, so let’s get our #TBT on! Today, let’s get cooking with a 1907 cookbook from the John Martin Smith Collection! The cookbook, which contains recipes compiled by Miss Catharine E. Parson of Ontario, Canada, is a promotional piece published for the Malleable Steel Range Mfg. […]

Willennar Genealogy Center’s collection is full of Throwback Thursday potential, so let’s get our #TBT on! If you’ve been to a number of library events this past year, this suitcase might look familiar to you.When it’s not in archival storage, it moonlights as the library’s Traveling Trunk, making appearances at the end of Summer Read, […]

Have you seen the new movie Sully featuring Tom Hanks?  Eckhart Public Library has the book the movie is based on in both hardcover and paperback. Chelsey Sullenberger’s memoir, previously  published as Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters, was re-titled Sully for the paperback in anticipation of the feature film’s release. Come in and […]

Willennar Genealogy Center’s collection is full of Throwback Thursday potential, so let’s get our #TBT on! DeKalb County has seen its share of adventurous spirits, especially in the realm of transportation, from aviators to designers and drivers of automobiles. One DeKalb County resident had a background in both of those fields: “Wild Bill” Fitzsimmons. He […]

Willennar Genealogy Center’s collection is full of Throwback Thursday potential, so let’s get our #TBT on! A few months ago, we took a look at what was happening in DeKalb County on June 9, 1887, according to the Waterloo Press. Today we’ll be reading some more local news from the past—this time from the August […]