All DeKalb County Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day.
DeKalb County Public Library is one of 50 venues across the United States selected to host a major exhibition highlighting two pivotal events in the Civil Rights Movement and their complex relationship to one another. Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, will be on display at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library from July 29 through September 3, 2016.Read More
Beginning July 1, the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) network will make more than 425,000 accessible eBooks available for free to patrons who cannot read traditional print books due to blindness, low vision, dyslexia and other print disabilities. The online library is made possible by Bookshare, a Benetech global literacy initiative. Every Georgian with an eligible print disability will now have free access to Bookshare’s vast online library, including bestsellers, literature, nonfiction, picture books, educational texts, career guides and much more as GLASS patrons.
Georgians with qualifying disabilities who wish to sign up for free access to Bookshare on or after July 1 can visit georgialibraries.org/glass for more information, email email@example.com or call 1.800.248.6701.Read More
There was almost always ice cream in the refrigerator while I was growing up and it was always a welcome treat. All of us liked it…on that we could agree. What my brother and I could not agree on was what flavor of ice cream was the best....Read More