Because of technical problems, you may not be receiving date due notices by e-mail from DeKalb County Public Library. The Library is working to resolve the issue. In the meantime, you can check your account by clicking on the My Account button at the top of this page and logging in with your library card number and PIN. Overdue notices and notices to pick up holds by e-mail, text message and automated phone calls have not been affected. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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
The latest book in the famed Harry Potter series will officially be released Sunday July 31, 2016, and you can be one of the first patrons to check it out at DeKalb County Public Library.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child—Parts I and II by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany is now in the Library’s catalog, where you can place a hold—print and eBook formats. You’ll be able to get it on July 31 if…
you are one of the first 100 people to place a hold, AND
you select the Decatur Library as the branch where you want to pick it up
The Decatur Library, the main branch, is the only branch open on Sundays.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