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Holiday Closing

All DeKalb County Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, August 31 and Monday, read more...

Library Expands Its Collections for Children--Digitally

DeKalb County Public Library now has a separate online materials collection for children—just as it has sepa read more...

Clarkston Library Exploring Many Faiths Found in Clarkston Community

Find out more about the Baha’i faith at a program at the Clarkston Library on Saturday, August 9 read more...

Lithonia-Davidson Library Temporarily Closed

The Lithonia-Davidson branch will be temporarily closed so that the air conditioning unit can be  read more...

Wesley Chapel Library Temporarily Closed

The Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library remains temporarily  read more...

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Upcoming Events


2014 Fall Book Preview

Wednesday, Aug 27, 7:15 PM
Decatur Library
Family (All Ages)

Back by popular demand is one of our most exciting programs for the end of summer. Representatives from America’s biggest publishers will return to the library to talk about exciting new books that will be published this fall. It’s your unique opportunity to get an advance look at notable upcoming book titles in the fields of biography, fiction, history, young adult, mystery, fantasy and more! Meet and chat with the representatives, and find out what books you’ll need to watch for during the busiest time of the year for new book releases. Doors for the special program will open at 6:30, and of course, it’s free!


Movie: Winter's Tale

Friday, Aug 29, 1:30 PM
Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library
Adult (18+)

Starring Colin Farrell.  PG-13, 129 minutes, 2014.  Movies shown with closed-captioning when available.


Friends of the Decatur Library Book Sale

Saturday, Aug 30, 9:00 AM
Decatur Library
Family (All Ages)

The Friends of the Decatur Library will have their annual Labor Day Book Sale on the front lawn of the Decatur Library.  There will be many books to choose from, popular fiction authors, cookbooks, children’s books, coffee table books and much more! Proceeds from book sales enhance the library materials collection budget, sponsor children's and adult programs, and provide other funding needs that support the mission of DeKalb County Public Library.  Don’t miss out!

DCPLive: The Know Nothing vs. Alex

Remember a while back when I said I was a Know-It-All? Well, when I’m watching Jeopardy (with your host, A-LEX TRE-bek!) and the Final Jeopardy question is U.S.  Presidents, I arrogantly jump for joy.  You see, I pride myself on knowing a lot about the presidents. I was perusing the stacks of DCPL the other ...Read more on our blog DCPLive ...

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