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Library Take-Out

Library Take-Out

Library Take-Out is a pro­gram designed to intro­duce Library ser­vices to recent immi­grants of His­pan­ic and Asian descent and res­i­dents of DeKalb who are not famil­iar with ser­vices offered by the Dekalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library. It pro­vides a portable tem­po­rary ser­vice point where Library pro­grams and ser­vices can be pro­vid­ed and pro­mot­ed to poten­tial users in their com­mu­ni­ty in their native languages. 

What is Library Take-Out Kiosk?
LTO is a portable dis­play that can be tem­porar­i­ly set up at venues where poten­tial users gather. 

LTO Graphic

Where can the kiosk be placed?

  • Cul­tur­al Festivals
  • Church­es
  • Schools and Universities
  • Social Ser­vice Agencies
  • Shop­ping Centers
  • Doctor’s Offices or Clinics
  • Neigh­bor­hood Events

What ser­vices does Library Take-Out provide?

  • Free library card sign-up for res­i­dents of DeKalb County
  • Library materials/​collections in dif­fer­ent languages
  • Pro­mote books, DVD’s, Books on Tape and ref­er­ence mate­ri­als that can be found in the library collection
  • DCPL data­base tutorials
  • Microsoft Office Appli­ca­tions (MS Word, Pub­lish­er, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Free email, Inter­net, and Basic MS Word classes
  • Free Cit­i­zen­ship Classes
  • Test Prepa­ra­tion Materials
  • Fam­i­ly Lit­er­a­cy Programs
  • Speak­ing series on library services

Who is eli­gi­ble for Library Take-Out Ser­vice?
Orga­ni­za­tions, social agen­cies, and neigh­bor­hood asso­ci­a­tions that reside in or serve cit­i­zens with­in DeKalb County.

How may some­one request Library Take-Out ser­vice?
You may fill out and elec­tron­i­cal­ly sub­mit the Library Take-Out Request Form below.

What does the ser­vice cost?
Library Take-Out is FREE to orga­ni­za­tions and agen­cies with­in DeKalb County.

Library Take-Out Request

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