Library News

 Here you can keep up with the latest and greatest things happening at DeKalb County Public Library!  News articles are sorted reverse chronologically, with the latest news on top.



Former Library Director Barbara Loar Dies Print E-mail

DeKalb County Public Library Remembers Former Director Barbara Loar with appreciation and affection. Mrs. Loar died Sunday, December 22, 2013, leaving behind a legacy of superior public service and leadership in DeKalb County.

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BookMyne App Experiencing Technical Difficulties Print E-mail

BookMyne, the library's catalog app for mobile devices, is currently experiencing some technical difficulties when placing holds. If you need to place a hold, please use our catalog website instead. We are working to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience.

 
Skillshare Programs at the Library Print E-mail

This spring at DeKalb County Public Library, you can learn some exciting skills—the basics of Zumba, how to create collages, and how to select a campsite ...even how to learn some acting skills! What's exciting as well is that all these workshops are being presented free of charge by people from the community who want to share their special talents.

This initiative is called Skillshare. It gives people from the community the opportunity to share their special knowledge and skills related to hobbies or arts and crafts with others through library-hosted workshops.

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Library to Offer Programs in 2014 Focusing on Muslims Print E-mail

DeKalb County Public Library is partnering with The Community Foundation's One Region Atlanta Initiative and the Georgia Humanities Council in 2014 to offer programs focusing on Muslim history, culture and faith. The Library will host a reading and discussion series called Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer and Scott Candler libraries.

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Library Employees Show Their Creative Talents Print E-mail

DeKalb County Public Library staff members are using their creative skills to help the system raise money to offset budget cuts. For the third consecutive year, staff are displaying and, in many instances, selling their artistic works as part of the system’s annual Employee Art Expo. The works—including photographs and crocheted items—will be on display at the Decatur Library during October and November.

If you see something you would like to purchase, ask about it at the Decatur Circulation Desk. Proceeds from items sold will go to the DeKalb Library Foundation.

 
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