Library Website Will be Temporarily Down Friday, July 25

In order to serve you better, DeKalb County Public Library will make upgrades to its website,, on Friday, July 25. The website will not be available during this time. We will work to keep the disruption brief. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Branches Temporarily Closed

The Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown and Redan-Trotti branches are temporarily closed until further notice due to lack of air conditioning. However, some programs scheduled for these libraries are still taking place. Please click on the links below to check on the status of programs before you attend.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have these branches re-open soon. In the meantime, please visit one of our other branches.

Library Taking Steps to Increase Internet Speed Some Services May Be Interrupted

In order to serve you better, DeKalb County Public Library is increasing internet speed at its branches this summer.  Work is currently underway to double the Library’s bandwidth, resulting in faster internet speeds on library computers and WiFi. 

There may be some interruptions in service on library computers and the website,, including access to databases, the library catalog and library accounts. The Library is working to keep any interruptions to a minimum. The upgrade in service should be completed by early July.

Library Ready for Special Summer Events and the Vacation Reading Program

DeKalb County Public Library is ready for summer 2014 with plans for lots of exciting, special programs and the annual Vacation Reading Program (VRP), too. VRP, which promotes the joy and importance of reading and a love for the library, will run from Saturday, May 17 through Thursday, July 31 for babies, children and teens and from Saturday, May 24 through Thursday, July 31 for adults.

Flying Around Book Ops

Late last year I posted a video of drone pilot Nate Bolt flying through the New York Public Library with his Phantom Quadcopter. The drone’s-eye view provided an interesting and unique perspective and so when I learned he had released another video exploring the library through the eyes of his drone, I was excited to ...

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