Due to plumb­ing issues, the Dorav­ille Library is closed until fur­ther notice.

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

October 2nd, 12:00 AM
Brookhaven LibraryFun ActivitiesSchool AgePreschoolers
Get ready for fall with a new scavenger hunt. See how many fall items you can find hidden around the Children's Area to win a prize. The hunt will be up through the end of October.
October 2nd, 12:00 AM
Decatur LibraryFun ActivitiesTweensSchool AgePreschoolersChildren All Ages (parents welcome)
Find as many bats as you can in the Children's Section, and learn some fun facts along the way.
October 2nd, 12:00 AM
Flat Shoals LibraryInformational ProgramsArts and CraftsFamily (All Ages)
Pick up a kit to complete and learn about the solar eclipse taking place on Saturday, October 14, 2023.
October 2nd, 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!