DeKalb Public Library to host 3 virtual programs via Zoom

The DeKalb Public Library will host virtual programs via Zoom meetings.
The DeKalb Public Library will host virtual programs via Zoom meetings.

DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., will host three virtual programs via Zoom meetings.

The DeKalb Public Library and the Discovery Center Museum will host a virtual science show about liquid nitrogen via Zoom at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 18. Attendees will be muted, but are welcome to engage with the presenters by asking questions and making comments using the chat function on Zoom. For information, email

High school students and their families can learn how to virtual visit a college campus with Tom Jaworski, founder of Quest College Consulting. Jaworski will identify resources that will assist families in their virtual interactions with colleges and universities.

These strategies will guide prospective students in communicating with colleges of their choice. The program will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 19. This program is limited to 20 families. For information, email

A virtual presentation about The Beach Boys from 1962 to 1967 will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20. The presentation will be led by Gary Wenstrup, an adjunct professor at the College of DuPage/CE teaching a number of pop music history classes. With the use of performance and interview clips, the presentation will include The Beach Boys’ early career from “Surfin’ USA,” “Fun, Fun, Fun” and “California Girls” to “Good Vibrations” and the abandoned “Smile” project. 

While the audience will be muted, attendees will be able to type questions and engage with the presenter. For information, email

Library patrons interested in virtually attending a program should register for the event at

After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number to call into the meeting and a meeting password. Join the Zoom meeting five minutes before the program, especially if you haven’t used Zoom before.

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