Due to restroom ren­o­va­tions, the Wes­ley Chapel-William C. Brown Library will be closed on Sat­ur­day, July 20.

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Get Your Library Card Today!

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Library cards are free to all DeKalb Coun­ty res­i­dents, busi­ness own­ers, or prop­er­ty own­ers. Check out our Get a Card page for full eli­gi­bil­i­ty infor­ma­tion. You can apply online or vis­it any of our 23 loca­tions.

Not a res­i­dent of DeKalb Coun­ty? Non-Res­i­­dent library cards (valid for one year) are avail­able for $35.00.

On this page, you’ll find more infor­ma­tion about every­thing avail­able to you with your new library card, includ­ing some of our most pop­u­lar resources, our events cal­en­dar, our online cat­a­log, and more. 

Want to stay up to date on library events and info? Sub­scribe to our mail­ing lists.

All-Inclu­sive Access

Here are some of our favorite library resources to get you start­ed. Check out our Resources page for a com­plete list, all freely acces­si­ble with your library card.

DCPL Catalog

DCPL Catalog

DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s online cat­a­log sys­tem. Browse our list of mate­ri­als, place items on hold, renew books and man­age your account.

Need help using DCPL Catalog? Click here!

OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

Avail­able on desk­top or most devices through the Lib­by app.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Need help using OverDrive / Libby? Click here!

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring

Help­Now pro­vides free home­work help and online tutor­ing for grades 3 – 12 for math, Eng­lish, sci­ence and social stud­ies. Chat with a tutor from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM sev­en days a week. Test prepa­ra­tion, writ­ing assis­tance and career resources are also pro­vid­ed for K‑12, adult and ESL learners.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Need help using Online Tutoring? Click here!

hoopla

hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Amazon

Need help using hoopla? Click here!

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Thou­sands of online cours­es to learn in-demand skills from real-world indus­try experts. Also avail­able through the LinkedIn Learn­ing app. Library ID is dekalb

Need help using LinkedIn Learning? Click here!

Kanopy

Kanopy

Watch movies, doc­u­men­taries, TV series, chil­dren’s pro­gram­ming and Great Cours­es — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream on your device or TV with the Kanopy app or on your com­put­er. 5 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | TV apps

Need help using Kanopy? Click here!

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Man­go’s unique teach­ing method quick­ly engages you in real con­ver­sa­tions between two native speak­ers. Your instruc­tor will take you through every step of the process! Each les­son revis­its pre­vi­ous­ly learned mate­r­i­al, but you have com­plete con­trol over your learn­ing expe­ri­ence. Choose from 71 lan­guages includ­ing English.

Need help using Mango Languages? Click here!

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

Test prepa­ra­tion mate­ri­als, eBooks, and inter­ac­tive prac­tice exams based on offi­cial aca­d­e­m­ic, civ­il ser­vice, mil­i­tary, and pro­fes­sion­al licens­ing and cer­ti­fi­ca­tion exams. Includes prepa­ra­tion for the GED, SAT, GRE, U.S. Cit­i­zen­ship Test, and TOEFL.

Need help using LearningExpress Library? Click here!

PressReader

PressReader

Unlim­it­ed, same-day access to 7000+ news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines, from 120+ coun­tries, in 60+ lan­guages, includ­ing the Atlanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion, the Los Ange­les Times and more.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Other

Need help using PressReader? Click here!

New York Times

New York Times

For unlim­it­ed access to NYTimes​.com:

From inside the library, cre­ate a free account using your email address through the log in link from the NYTimes​.com home page.

From home, use your library card and this link to access the NYTimes​.com for 24 hours. After it expires, return to this link to reset your access.

NYTimes​.com pro­vides access to the New York Times Online edi­tion. NYTimes​.com offers break­ing news cov­er­age, video and mul­ti­me­dia access, and email news alerts. NYTimes​.com also offers patrons a trans­lat­ed español and Chi­nese edi­tion of the paper.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Full-text cov­er­age of The Atlanta Journal/​Constitution from 1985

Need help using Atlanta Journal-Constitution? Click here!

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Access The Wall Street Jour­nal from anywhere!

  • Sim­ply click here to cre­ate your account, and you can start using wsj​.com immediately
  • Your access will be avail­able for the next 3 days
  • After 3 days, sim­ply come back and click the above link again and login as an exist­ing user with the same user­name and pass­word you orig­i­nal­ly created
  • Note: you are not per­mit­ted to share the sign-on cre­den­tials with any oth­er person
  • Not com­pat­i­ble with the WSJ app

Engag­ing Events and Activities

We offer in-per­son and vir­tu­al pro­grams, events and activ­i­ties for all ages that include sto­ry­times, crafts, book dis­cus­sions, author talks, film screen­ings, musi­cal per­for­mances, and more. For a full list of upcom­ing pro­grams, check out our Events Cal­en­dar.

July 22nd, 12:00 AM
Dunwoody LibraryFun ActivitiesFamily (All Ages)
Participants try and guess the book in this challenge, Monday through Friday.
July 22nd, 12:00 AM
Virtual LibraryExhibitsArts and CraftsTweensTeens
Submit your art and writing to be published in Between the Stacks, our quarterly teen zine.
July 22nd, 12:00 AM
County Line-Ellenwood LibraryFun ActivitiesFamily (All Ages)
Add a kind message to our kindness jar for another kid to read. Afterwards, you will choose a piece of paper with a kind message written by another kid.
July 22nd, 12:00 AM
Redan-Trotti LibraryArts and CraftsTeens
Learn how to make use of old comic book pages and turn them into something functional. Pick up your kit all month long at the Redan-Trotti Library.
See All Upcoming Events

Friend­ly Policies


Fine-Free Pol­i­cy

We are Fine-Free! Keep your account in good stand­ing by fol­low­ing the Rule of 10s.

You will not be able to check out items if you have:

You will be billed a replace­ment fee for dam­aged items and items more than 4 weeks overdue.

Vis­it our Fines and Fees page for more infor­ma­tion on Fine-Free and oth­er policies.

Bor­row­ing Materials

Library card­hold­ers may check out, request and return items at any DCPL branch.

Vis­it our Bor­row­ing Mate­ri­als page for more pol­i­cy information. 

Our Family

Georgia Center for the Book
DeKalb Library Foundation