DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28, 2021. This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). A Finance Committee Meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. To listen in on the meeting, please request the link and PIN from email@example.com no later than noon on the date of the meeting. For more details on the agenda and about listening in, click here.
School is out, and summer is here!
Check out the adult programs for this month here
Check out the children and teens programs here
School is out, summer is here and DeKalb County Public Library is open! It’s very important that everybody: babies, children, teens, parents and adults read and do literacy activities all summer long to keep the brain in shape. So, let’s get ready to read and do some fun activities by participating in DeKalb County Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge, Tails and Tales!
Prior to entry, each patron must submit to a temperature screening and proper face coverings will be required. Patrons no longer need to call ahead to pick up items on hold and are encouraged to use self-checkout machines where available.
Hours for most branches
10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Mon.-Wed.*
10:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.
* Brookhaven, Embry, Gresham, and Lithonia will close at 5 on Wednesdays. Click here for Doraville hours.
Decatur Branch Hours
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Mon.-Wed.
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented By Emory University and Georgia Center for the Book have announced that the popular virtual author series "Joshilyn Jackson Reads" will return for a second year in 2021.
Beginning Monday, April 12, DeKalb County Public Library will offer a new dial-a-story service called StoryLine. StoryLine offers a wide range of stories read by our Youth Services Librarians for children and families at any time of the day. Selected stories can be found in the library’s print and eBook collection of children’s books, and are available for checkout. Call us at 404.370.3070, press 7 and select between a story in English or in Spanish and listen!
You can now check out a chromebook from select DCPL branches!
Select branches are offering chromebooks to check out for up to 6 hours at a time.
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