Holiday Closings

The Doraville branch will be closed on Thursday, November 28 through Saturday, November 30 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All other branches will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 and will remain closed on Thursday, November 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.

DCPL Staff Development Day

Thursday, October 17, DCPL staff convened for Staff Development Day, which aimed to inform, enrich and unite staff through a day of information sharing and fellowship. A Diversity and Inclusion presentation was given by Georgia Tech's Student Life-Diversity Department and  DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond brought remarks during the program. Longtime employees were also recognized for their years of service. 

DCPL Reduces Overdue Fines for DVDs, Extends Renewals

DeKalb County Public Library card holders can now renew items three times instead of two. This applies to physical items such as books, CDs, & DVDs. This does not apply to passes or eBooks. Overdue fines for DVDs have been reduced to .15 cents per day with a max of $7.50 (previously .50 cents). These are just a few of many ways DCPL is making it more convenient to enjoy items that are checked out. 

DeKalb County Public Library Adds New Attraction Passes to Catalog

Patrons can now check out passes to the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum and the Chattahoochee Nature Center. The passes are being made available through a partnership with Georgia Public Library Service. The passes will checkout for seven days and allow up to four visitors to be admitted to each attraction free of charge. Currently patrons can checkout passes for the Center for Puppetry Arts, the Go Fish Education Center, Zoo Atlanta, Georgia State Parks, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, and the Southeastern Railway Museum. A Macon Museum pass has also been added which includes admission to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, the Museum of Arts and Sciences and the Tubman Museum. Adult patrons with a valid DeKalb County Public Library card may checkout passes at any branch. For more information please visit the Passes and Devices page.