DeKalb County Public Library has been awarded a $50,000 matching grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand its programming aimed at young children. The Humanities Access Grant is one of 17 totaling $1.3 million awarded nationwide by NEH in December to “outstanding cultural programs for young people, communities of color and economically disadvantaged populations.”Read More
Libby is OverDrive’s new, free mobile app for checking out eBooks and audiobooks from your smartphone or tablet. Use Libby to log-in with your library card and find and check out materials, place holds, keep track of your reading history and more. Download Libby for Android at the Play Store. Download Libby for iOS at the App Store.
Born a slave around 1820, Harriet Tubman escaped, then led many more slaves to freedom as an Underground Railroad conductor. This abolitionist and humanitarian also was a spy for the Union Army during the Civil War. We have a February 3 program that is a fascinating re-enactment of her life.
According to one often cited statistic, only eight percent of people are able to keep their New Year's resolutions. So what are the other 92 percent of us to do? Suggestions for staying on track include make only one resoltuion and ask for support from family and friends. The Library has resources to help, too. Check out our list.
If there are two things that I can be sure of…right this moment…with a reasonable degree of certainty it’s that: Change happens. The holiday season is here. In terms of the second point, I have a pretty relaxed attitude toward...Read More