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DeKalb Library Foundation

The DeKalb Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting the DeKalb County Public Library. Your tax deductible donations support library programs, literacy services and the book and materials collection. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 404.508.7190 ext. 2238.

Pete the Cat Library CardGive the Gift of Reading

Give a gift certificate for a limited-edition Pete the Cat collector library card to your child, grandchild or someone special in your life!*

Donate $20 to the DeKalb Library Foundation at any DeKalb County Public Library branch and request a gift certificate. Your gift encourages reading and supports Library services and materials.

In addition, "Be a Cool Cat... READ" Pete the Cat merchandise can be purchased at Café Press. Proceeds benefit the DeKalb County Public Library.

* Your child or grandchild must be four years old or older and all recipients must live in DeKalb County to redeem a certificate. This card is renewable every two years with no new donation. All library card policies and responsibilities apply to a Pete the Cat collector library card.


Engraved Bricks

Many people attended the brick dedication at the Stonecrest Library on November 17, 2012. See pictures from the dedication. If you are interested in having a brick at the Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . or call 404.508.7190 ext. 2238. Another brick installation will be done when 50 bricks are donated at this branch. Read More...

Celebrate Your Library

Grow the library collection. Contributions are needed for books and materials for DeKalb County Public Library due to budget cuts.

At the DeKalb Library Foundation ONLINE STORE you can buy books or materials for the library collection. Your purchase is a tax deductible donation to the DeKalb Library Foundation. Read More...

OR buy a library book to recognize a special person (in celebration of a special occasion; in honor of or in memory of). To DONATE ONLINE choose recognition gift or print a downloadable Donation Form and mail to: DeKalb Library Foundation, 215 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030 Read More...

Literacy Program Endowment

Make a difference in the lives of others by supporting literacy and learning. The DeKalb Library Foundation funds library literacy programs in the DeKalb community. In January 2010, a literacy program endowment was established with a generous matching gift from the Fitzgerald Foundation and many other supporters. DONATE YOUR GIFT to this endowment or to literacy programs and share our vision to build a more educated, literate DeKalb County. Read More...

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