Library Foundation Planning Special Fundraising Event for September

The DeKalb Library Foundation will host a fabulous fundraiser this fall that will benefit literacy programs at DeKalb County Public Library and fund the purchase of additional books and materials for the Library’s collection. A Novel Affair: Books and Bites will be held Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the DeKalb History Center in Decatur. This will be a one-of-a-kind event and will include some of the best food and drinks found in DeKalb County, entertainment by food writers and an auction. Tickets will be available beginning Monday, August 10. Click here to find out more about the fundraiser and the work of the Foundation.

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.

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

The Georgia ParkPass library loan program is a partnership with GPLS and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Passes check out for 7 days and allow up to 4 visitors to be admitted to state parks and historic sites at no charge. Passes also include free parking and a guide booklet. Find information about the pass in the Library’s catalog. For more about Georgia parks, visit

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DCPLive: To Read or Not To Read: No Question

I have a confession to make: I hate reading Shakespeare’s plays. (This can be a bit of a problem when you major in English Literature and Writing.) That said, over the course of my high school and college years I saw productions of As You Like...

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