vacation reading

Yeah, Summer is Here!

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 […]

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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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This Just In…

There is only one week left in the Vacation Reading Program, Beneath the Surface. The deadline to turn in your logs is Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Remember for every four hours you read, you earn a raffle ticket up to twelve raffle tickets. To add to the excitement, we just received four gift certificates for […]

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Welcome to World of Gran Turismo – Teen Review

Thanks to Jonathon H. for sending in his  review for Gran Turismo PSP as part of his literacy activities for the Vacation Reading Program.   Much like a butler welcoming a millionare into his estate, Gran Turismo PSP welcomes you into its own sophisticated amenities. The fifth entry in the Gran Turismo line of driving simulators […]

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Trouble With Required Summer Reading List?

You celebrate that Summer is here until you get that dreaded Summer Reading list. The list where you have to read at least two or three books and have to create a report or project the first week of school. Having trouble finding those books on the list? The Library has quite a few of […]

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June Happenings

Summer is here and the Library has a variety of events planned for teens for the month of June. Below are a sampling of these programs. To check all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar.           Movies Snow White and the Huntsman June 17, 2013 […]

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Go Beneath the Surface 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 big prize is a Kindle reader. (We have three to give away!) Starting May 25, 2013 you can participate in the Teen Vacation Reading Program. You can can read for […]

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