Holiday Closing

All DeKalb County Public Library branches will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 in observance of Veterans Day.

Michael C. Carlos Museum Partners with Georgia Public Library Service to Offer New Family Pass

ATLANTA – Thanks to a new partnership between the Michael C. Carlos Museum and Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS), Georgia families are now able to visit one of the most revered institutions in the state, free of charge.

Renowned for its collections of art from Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome, Africa, the Americas and Asia, as well as works on paper from the Renaissance to the present, the Michael C. Carlos Museum is providing public libraries in Georgia with a pass that is valid for up to six free admissions — a potential savings of $48 per family. The pass became available October 1, 2016. Click here for details about checking out the pass at DeKalb County Public Library.

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Library Director Alison Weissinger and DeKalb County School Superintendent R. Stephen Green show off a photo of the Library's latest, limited-edition library card.

Library and School System Want Every Student to Apply for a Library Card this Fall

DeKalb County Public Library and the DeKalb County School District are teaming up for a library card sign-up campaign this fall to encourage all students, their family members and school system staff to get a library card. Beginning in September, which is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and continuing through October, the Library and the school system will promote the benefits of having a card along with the Library’s new and colorful, limited-edition card, designed just for the campaign.

School Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green is chairing the campaign. He will appear on a specially-designed poster which will be displayed in each of DeKalb County’s 126 elementary, middle and high schools, encouraging students to get a card. He and his staff also will work with library staff on card sign-up events at schools and at library branches.

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DCPLive: Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

How many of you remember Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn?  You probably either read the book or saw the movie.  Sister Dear has a similar feel to it.  This story is about two sisters, Allie and Emma.  Allie is in prison for a crime she did not...

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