Holiday Closings

All DeKalb County Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.

Library to Conduct Pilot Early Literacy Program Aimed at Young Children

DeKalb County Public Library is one of just 11 public library systems in Georgia chosen to conduct a special, federally-funded early literacy pilot project aimed at young children. The Every Child Ready to Read project focuses on children from birth to four years old. Through special workshops parents learn to use simple practices—talking, singing, playing, reading and even writing with their children—to get the children ready to read.

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Visit Local Attractions with Free Park and Museum Passes

DeKalb County Public Library participates in a program made available through Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) which provides free passes to state parks and other attractions.

Adult patrons with a valid DeKalb County Public Library card may borrow a pass to these attractions at any of our branches and enjoy an educational day of family fun.

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DCPLive: Maps to the Stars: A Classical Tragedy

Hello readers, Japanese author Haruki Murakami claims in his novel Kafka on the Shore that in our dreams and our imagination lie the roots of responsibility–meaning that those who refuse to accept responsibility for their actions are also...

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