Summer 2015 is here and DeKalb County Public Library is ready. No matter if you’re one or 101, the Library is the place you’ll want to visit this summer. You’ll find lots of exciting programs and the Vacation Reading Program (VRP) to keep you busy.
Things get started with VRP kick-offs for kids and teens. VRP, which runs from May 28 through July 31, is a major part of summer at the Library. It promotes the joy of reading and love for the library. Programming and Services Coordinator Teresa Totten says it’s not only fun, but important.
DeKalb County Public Library participates in a program made available through Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) which provides free passes to state parks and other attractions.
Adult patrons with a valid DeKalb County Public Library card may borrow a pass to these attractions at any of our branches and enjoy an educational day of family fun.
DeKalb County Public Library is one of just 11 public library systems in Georgia chosen to conduct a special, federally-funded early literacy pilot project aimed at young children. The Every Child Ready to Read project focuses on children from birth to four years old. Through special workshops parents learn to use simple practices—talking, singing, playing, reading and even writing with their children—to get the children ready to read.
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