Due to restroom ren­o­va­tions, the Wes­ley Chapel-William C. Brown Library will be closed on Sat­ur­day, July 20.

Savvy Senior

Senior Events

July 20th, 10:30 AM
Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown LibraryInformational ProgramsFun ActivitiesSeniorsAdults
The Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild is for anyone who has an interest in quilting. All experience levels welcome.
July 20th, 11:00 AM
Scott Candler LibraryInformational ProgramsSeniorsAdults
Schedule one-on-one technology assistance.
July 20th, 2:00 PM
Covington LibraryMoviesFun ActivitiesSeniors
Laura. (1944). Rated TV-PG. 1h 28m. Bring your lunch or light snacks.
July 22nd, 12:00 AM
Scott Candler LibraryInformational ProgramsSeniorsFamily (All Ages)Adults
Contribute a recipe to our Community Cookbook!
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Library On the Go

OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

Avail­able on desk­top or most devices through the Lib­by app.

Get the app: iOS | Android

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hoopla

hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Amazon

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Kanopy

Kanopy

Watch movies, doc­u­men­taries, TV series, chil­dren’s pro­gram­ming and Great Cours­es — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream on your device or TV with the Kanopy app or on your com­put­er. 5 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | TV apps

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PressReader

PressReader

Unlim­it­ed, same-day access to 7000+ news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines, from 120+ coun­tries, in 60+ lan­guages, includ­ing the Atlanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion, the Los Ange­les Times and more.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Other

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Full-text cov­er­age of The Atlanta Journal/​Constitution from 1985

Need help using Atlanta Journal-Constitution? Click here!

Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Check out our Read­ing Rec­om­men­da­tions page for librar­i­an-curat­ed lists sort­ed by genre.

Geneal­o­gy

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

With cov­er­age dat­ing back to the late 1700s, Her­itage­Quest com­bines dig­i­tal, search­able images of U.S. fed­er­al cen­sus records with dig­i­tized col­lec­tions of fam­i­ly his­to­ries and oth­er pri­ma­ry source doc­u­ments. The data­base also includes Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War Pen­sion and Boun­ty Land War­rant Appli­ca­tion Files and Freed­man’s Bank Records.

Need help using HeritageQuest? Click here!

HeritageHub (formerly Obituaries and Death Notices)

HeritageHub (formerly Obituaries and Death Notices)

Com­pre­hen­sive cov­er­age of obit­u­ar­ies and death notices from 1704 through today, for geneal­o­gists and fam­i­ly his­to­ri­ans. Search thou­sands of news­pa­pers from all U.S. states and ter­ri­to­ries. Includes orig­i­nal obit­u­ary images from his­tor­i­cal news­pa­pers and dig­i­tized con­tent from the mid-to-late 1900s. New records added daily. 

Health and Wellness

National Institute on Aging

Nation­al Insti­tute on Aging

NIA leads a broad sci­en­tif­ic effort to under­stand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the pri­ma­ry fed­er­al agency sup­port­ing and con­duct­ing Alzheimer’s dis­ease research.

Healthcare.gov

Health​care​.gov

Vis­it Health​care​.gov to find out if you’re eli­gi­ble for health insur­ance under the Afford­able Care Act, learn about essen­tial health ben­e­fits, and com­pare plans.

Medicare.gov

Medicare​.gov

On Medicare​.gov, you can learn about the dif­fer­ent parts of Medicare, includ­ing Part A (hos­pi­tal insur­ance), Part B (med­ical insur­ance), Part C (Medicare Advan­tage plans), and Part D (pre­scrip­tion drug cov­er­age). The web­site also pro­vides infor­ma­tion on eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments, enroll­ment peri­ods, and how to apply for Medicare benefits.

Medicaid.gov

Med​ic​aid​.gov

The offi­cial web­site of the U.S. Cen­ters for Medicare & Med­ic­aid Ser­vices. The site pro­vides infor­ma­tion and resources on Med­ic­aid, includ­ing pro­gram eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments, ben­e­fits, and appli­ca­tion information.

Oth­er Resources

Senior Advisory Board

Senior Advisory Board

Are you retired or do you have time to help your com­mu­ni­ty? Get involved! Become a mem­ber of DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s Senior Advi­so­ry Board (SAB) and assist us in plan­ning pro­grams for and about seniors.

DeKalb County Senior Services

DeKalb Coun­ty Senior Services

The offi­cial web­site of the Senior Ser­vices depart­ment of DeKalb Coun­ty, Geor­gia. The web­site fea­tures infor­ma­tion on upcom­ing events, work­shops, and class­es for old­er adults, as well as links to oth­er resources and orga­ni­za­tions that may be help­ful to seniors and their fam­i­lies in DeKalb County.

SeniorCONNECT

SeniorCONNECT

Senior­CON­NECT decreas­es social iso­la­tion and lone­li­ness by pro­vid­ing ongo­ing library resources and out­reach sup­port to home­bound seniors aged 55+.

AARP

AARP

The offi­cial web­site of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion of Retired Per­sons (AARP), a non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to improv­ing the qual­i­ty of life for old­er Amer­i­cans. The web­site pro­vides a wide range of infor­ma­tion, resources, and ser­vices to help indi­vid­u­als over the age of 50 live their best lives.

Georgia Legal Forms

Legal forms for bank­rupt­cy, divorce, real estate, wills, etc.

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Our Family

Georgia Center for the Book
DeKalb Library Foundation