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

by teensadmin on October 16, 2014

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 Library.


September Happenings

by teensadmin on September 3, 2014

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.


Speed Dating with Books! at the Decatur Library on September 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. – Have you been set up with a bad book? Come mingle with the latest releases and make some literary chemistry. We have many books and one may be your perfect match! Take advantage of this opportunity to grab a good read for your fall break.

Teen Book Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on September 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Banned Books Week at the Brookhaven Library beginning September 22 through September 25, 2014


Anime Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on September 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Anime Club at the Hairston Crossing Library on September 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


Gaming Afternoon at the Stonecrest Library on September 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Jeopardy for Tweens and Teens at the Chamblee Library on September 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.


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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Spark a Reaction: Gaming Night

Join the DeKalb County Public Library Teen Advisory Board in celebrating the end of the school year and the beginning of summer with a night of gaming. There will be video, live action, and board games available to play. The Gaming Night is at the Decatur Library on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. [...]

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Are you a person who likes to make a difference in your community? The DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a teen to serve on the Board as the teen representative. The goal of appointing a teen library board representative is to provide the Trustees with a teen perspective on library issues [...]

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