DeKalb County Public Library Will Launch New Website Sunday, November 30, 2014

DeKalb County Public Library will launch its new website Sunday, November 30, 2014. Our site may be down much of the day on November 30 while we make the transition. We apologize for the inconvenience and will work as quickly as possible to minimize downtime.
Access to the library catalog and OverDrive will still be available while our site is down. OverDrive users can bookmark this direct link to OverDrive. For access to the catalog and My Account, bookmark this direct link to the DCPL catalog.

Holiday Closing

The Doraville Library will be closed November 27, 28 and 29, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. All other DeKalb County Public Library branches will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26 and remain closed on Thursday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

New Lists of Books All Georgians Should Read

The Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) at DeKalb County Public Library has selected 20 works by prize-winning authors and illustrators with Georgia connections for its 2014 lists of Books All Georgians Should Read and Books All Young Georgians Should Read. The prestigious lists include topnotch works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children’s literature by contemporary Georgia writers and artists. They were compiled by writers, educators, librarians and media representatives from the GCB Advisory Board.

Color coding

NPR has been running an intriguing series lately on the subject of color. The series is called “Color Decoded: Stories That Span the Spectrum” and it is well worth taking the time to check out. Stories include fun information about colors in the spectrum–you’ll learn here that brown is actually a low-intensity shade of orange ...

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