All DeKalb County Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, September 6 and Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is this weekend, September 4–6, 2015
The Decatur Library is a sponsor and venue for some great events.For the complete Festival schedule, click here.
Chinese Culture 101 – Learn, Understand and Appreciate the Beauty of Chinese Culture
Saturday, September 19, 2015 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
at the Chamblee Library
If you don’t already have a library card, DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) is launching a major campaign beginning in September to encourage you to get one. September is Library Card Sign-up Month.
First of all, DCPL will unveil a bright, new library card design that is very different from what you’ve seen before. Not only will this special, limited-edition card help you be a Know-It-All. It’ll attract attention and tell others you're a Know-It-All, too!
“We purposely came up with a colorful, whimsical design to attract attention to our message, which is very important,” says Library Director Alison Weissinger. “That message is that the Library plays a crucial role in our diverse county by providing free access to information and assistance in developing literate, engaged citizens—citizens that ‘Know-It-All.’ ”
To find more about how to apply for a card, click here.Read More
The DeKalb Library Foundation will host a fabulous fundraiser this fall that will benefit literacy programs at DeKalb County Public Library and fund the purchase of additional books and materials for the Library’s collection. A Novel Affair: Books and Bites will be held Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the DeKalb History Center in Decatur.
This will be a one-of-a-kind event and will include some of the best food and drinks found in DeKalb County, entertainment by food writers and an auction. Tickets will be available beginning Monday, August 10. Click here to find out more about the fundraiser and the work of the Foundation.
Noted filmmaker Wes Craven died last week after a battle with cancer. Horror movie enthusiasts will almost certainly be familiar with Craven’s work as the creator of the Nightmare On Elm Street and Scream franchises, among other works. I...Read More