Kids > Summer 2022

Summer Reading Challenge

Sum­mer Read­ing Challenge

Sign up for DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s 2022 Sum­mer Read­ing Chal­lenge on Beanstack!

Pet Adoption Pics

Pet Adoption Pics

Click here to see pic­tures of our Under the Sea Book Bud­dies with their new families!

Cool Websites for Summer!

Cool Websites for Summer!

Explore the ocean and the sea crea­tures with­in through these inter­ac­tive websites!

2022 Atlanta Hawks Check It Out Read­ing Challenge

May 27 — Sep­tem­ber 22022

Stu­dents in grades K‑12 who suc­cess­ful­ly read at least five books this sum­mer will receive a free youth tick­et with the pur­chase of at least 1 adult tick­et to a 2022 – 23 Atlanta Hawks reg­u­lar sea­son game. 

Click to learn more about the pro­gram and to apply for your free ticket!

Sum­mer Resources for Parents

We all want to make sure every child in Geor­gia — espe­cial­ly our most vul­ner­a­ble chil­dren — eat healthy, stay safe, and con­tin­ue to learn this sum­mer. Geor​gia​Sum​mer​.org fea­tures resources to help fam­i­lies find healthy food, safe­ty tips, vac­cine infor­ma­tion, learn­ing resources, sum­mer camp and child care infor­ma­tion, and more.

Events and Activities

March 4th, 12:00 AM
Brookhaven LibraryFun ActivitiesContestsSchool Age
Vote on your favorite children's books in a tournament-style bracket beginning March 4. At the end of each week, the books with the most votes advance. Find out the winner at the end of the month.
March 4th, 12:00 AM
Clarkston LibrarySpecial EventsExhibitsFamily (All Ages)Adults
Submit original poetry to the Clarkston Library throughout the month of March for inclusion in a community poetry exhibit celebrating National Poetry Month in April.
March 4th, 12:00 AM
Flat Shoals LibrarySpecial EventsFun ActivitiesContestsArts and CraftsTweensToddlersTeensSchool AgePreschoolersChildren All Ages (parents welcome)Babies
Celebrate Read Across America with Bingo Cards. Bingo cards will be given out March 1 through March 9. Bring your completed Bingo card anytime in March to receive a Dr. Seuss prize.
March 4th, 12:00 AM
Northlake-Barbara Loar LibraryFun ActivitiesArts and CraftsSchool Age
Pick up a kit at the Circulation Desk and complete the craft at home.

Things to Do On Your Own

Explore More!

Explore More!

The Explore More! Cal­en­dar is a dai­ly list of fun activ­i­ties that you can do to cel­e­brate the cur­rent month.

Dog in the Woods

Dog in the Woods

Click here for an activ­i­ty book fea­tur­ing DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s Dog in the Woods. Print it out today!

Storytime is Now Just a Phone Call Away!

Sto­ry­time is Now Just a Phone Call Away!

Sto­ry­Line offers a wide range of sto­ries read by our Youth Ser­vices Librar­i­ans for chil­dren and fam­i­lies at any time of the day. 

Call us at 404.370.3070, press 7 and select between a sto­ry in Eng­lish or in Span­ish and listen!