Yeah, Summer is Here!

by teensadmin on May 22, 2015

School is out and we are celebrating! The Teen Advisory Board of the DeKalb County Public Library is sponsoring a kick-off for our Vacation Reading Program. The event will be on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Decatur Library. We’ll have a variety of board games to play, interactive Avengers (you can yell things at the movie screen), and a teen book sale where every book is $1.00. Light refreshments will be served. This is a great chance to hang out with your friends and pick up your Vacation Reading log. The theme this year is Unmask!

How does the Vacation Reading Program work? For every four hours you read, or every four activities you complete, you earn a raffle ticket. These raffle tickets will earn you a chance for a variety of prizes, including a Kindle Fire, Visa gift card, a Read Poster (where you are the star), or copies of the Hunger Games trilogy.

Can’t make it out to the kick-off event? Beginning May 28, 2015, you can stop by any branch to pick up your Vacation Reading log or you can register online. The Vacation Reading Program is available from May 28 through July 31, 2015.


Happenings at the Library

by teensadmin on April 23, 2015


Open Road

Looking for something to do?

To see all of the programs coming up at the Library, check out the events calendar for teens and tweens.



We Want to Hear from You!!

by teensadmin on March 8, 2015

This week is Teen Tech Week. The theme this year is Libraries are for Making... In celebration of Teen Tech Week, we are asking you to take a few minutes to fill out our Teen Survey. We would like to hear your opinion on a variety of subjects so that we can better serve you.

In addition to our survey, there are two programs that will let you explore how Libraries are for Making. On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the Salem-Panola Library, you will have an opportunity to make a working simple circuit using everyday materials during the Libraries are for Making: Teen Tech 2015 Program. On Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Flat Shoals Library, you will have an opportunity to make friends playing a variety of games during Gaming Day.


Teen Book Swap at Decatur Library

by DCPL on March 2, 2015

Bring a friend. Bring a book.
Come. Attend.
Forget your Nook.

Bring up to three teen books in good condition to the book swap. For each book you bring, you will get one ticket for a raffle, and you will be able to swap books equal to the number you bring. All teens are invited to support this event, which is the senior project of Decatur High School student Zoe Gatcombe. We’ll have a door prize and refreshments.

Don’t miss the Teen Book Swap at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore Street, Decatur 30030, on Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Open to the first 40 participants.


Got Talent?

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is looking for teens in grades 7-12 to showcase their talent this March. The Third Annual Teen Talent Extravaganza will be held in the Decatur Library’s auditorium on March 28, 2015, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Do you (or someone you know) sing, dance, do stand-up comedy, draw or have another [...]

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Chance to Win an iPad Mini!

Complete a simple survey about your experience using GALILEO for a chance to win an iPad Mini! The survey is open through November 16, 2014. The random drawing will take place after the survey closes. Click here to start the survey now.

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Books, Books and More Books

The Teen Advisory Board is sponsoring a teen book sale this Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Decatur Library‘s meeting room. There are hundreds of titles to select from and all titles are just one dollar! The proceeds for this sale will benefit future teen programs here at the [...]

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Wizard Rock – Huffleriot Tour

  Calling all wizards, nerd fighters,  book lovers and pop culture fiends! Wizard Rock is coming back to the Decatur Library on Friday, June 27, 2014. This year, Tonks and the Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley and the Sugar Quills will be performing to satisfy even the casual nerd. The concert starts at 6:00 p.m., so dress up, [...]

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