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?

by teensadmin on January 22, 2015

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 talent to showcase? The Teen Advisory Board is looking for you! Stop by your local branch for an application or print one out now. Apply to take part by Monday, February 9, 2015. Completed applications can be dropped off at any branch.

Not daring enough to get up on stage yourself? Everyone is invited to watch the Third Annual Teen Talent Extravaganza. Join us Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Decatur Library. The Teen Advisory Board would love to have you come out and have an entertaining evening.


Chance to Win an iPad Mini!

by DCPL on November 12, 2014

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

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September Happenings

Looking for something to do this month? Below is a sampling of programs you might be interested in attending at the Library. To see all of the programs offered for the month, check out the events calendar for teens and tweens. Books Speed Dating with Books! at the Decatur Library on September 15, 2014 at [...]

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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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Spark a Reaction and read to win prizes!

The summer is upon us! That can mean only one thing–it is time for the beginning of the Vacation Reading Program. This year the raffle ticket prizes include, but are not limited to, three Kindle HDs, Dragon Con passes or gift cards. You can earn a raffle ticket for every 4 hours read or every [...]

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