Lithonia-Davidson Library Maintenance

The Lithonia-Davidson Library will be closed Monday, November 19 through  Saturday,  November 24 for building maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Nearby branches will be open, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, next week. Please visit the Stonecrest branch, the Redan branch or the Salem-Panola branch. For any questions please call the Library Administrative Center at 404-508-7190. 

DeKalb County Public Library Holiday Closings

DeKalb County Public Library will be closed on Sunday, November 11, and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day.  

The Doraville branch will be closed on Thursday, November 22 through Saturday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All other branches will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and will remain closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving. 

DeKalb County Public Library Wins a 2018 Mini-Grant Awarded by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Clarkston Library in DeKalb County has been awarded an Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant to create a “Tine Zine” that will focus on creative writing, media and visual arts. The program will be called “Hear Us: Teen Voices From Across DeKalb.” Effuah Chisholm is one of 70 educators in 29 states who will implement a new program during the academic year ending in June 2019. Since 1987, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in this diverse culture, has awarded annual grants of up to $500 each to qualifying teachers and librarians in public schools and public libraries.The “Teen Zine” program aims to provide support and resources to help share concerns from a teen’s point of view. As a result, teens in DeKalb County will have the opportunity to become a part of a larger conversation about issues that affect them. The deadline to apply is October 3, 2018. Applications can be printed or picked up at any DCPL branch. 

DeKalb County Public Library Gears Up for 2018 Decatur Book Festival

The 2018 Decatur Book Festival is around the corner and DeKalb County Public Library is proud to once again be a part of this year's festivities. A series of author talks presented by WABE will be held at the Decatur Library September 1 and 2. Book titles featured in the talks include "Frankenstein: How a Monster Became an Icon," "Collisions of Cultures in Jim Crow South" and "Border Child." The Full Schedule for the author talks can be found here