Libraries Rock 2018

Libraries Rock! is the theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Program (SRP). To find out how to sign-up, attend a kickoff party, earn prizes and view the schedule of programs, click here

Announcing NYTimes.com Access!

Announcing NYTimes.com Access!

DeKalb County Public Library now offers full, free access to the online edition of The New York Times. Follow this link, or find it under our research databases page in the future. If you’re outside a library, enter your library card number and PIN, follow the prompts, and log in or create an account. If you’re inside a library, click “Log In” on the upper right of the page, then log in or create an account. That’s all you have to do! Your access will expire after 24 hours, but you can always renew your access by clicking the link again.

Read More Recs!

This week's Read More Rec is brought to us by Hannah from Tucker Library. Her recommendation is the Mallory series by Laurie B. Friedman . You can find this book and the rest of the series at your local DCPL branch by clicking here.

A Day in the #LifeatDCPL

A Day in the #LifeatDCPL

During National Library Workers Day on April 10, staff posted photos on Instagram hourly of all the various tasks and programs during a typical day working at the library. We compiled all the photos and created an album on Facebook. To view a day in the #LifeatDCPL click here
 

App Offers Access to Thousands of Newspapers and Magazines

App Offers Access to Thousands of Newspapers and Magazines

Now you can read the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and thousands of other newspapers and magazines from around the word on your smartphone or tablet. Access is provided by PressReader, an electronic resource offered free to you through DeKalb County Public Library. Access the PressReader website from DCPL’s eLibrary tab or click here. Download the app for Android or iOS on the website. Then sign up by selecting “Library and Group” from the Social and Linked networks and searching for “DeKalb County Public Library.” From there, put in your library card number and PIN to sign in for free access.

DCPLive: Our Blog

DCPLive: How to Find a Book

I worked as a bookseller for a number of years and I’d have to say that the most rewarding aspect of that job for me was helping my customers pick out great books to read. Of course a lot of folks would come in knowing already what they...

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