DeKalb County Public Library
"Spotlight on a Resource for Parents"
Check these out ...
- Free resources through DeKalb County Public Library - for parents & scholars.
- Please read ALL SECTIONS to get a glimpse. (Although a library card is needed to access some of these, a few examples of the content behind the login have been linked.)
- THE GREAT NEWS is that library cards can be obtained through the public library online until the library opens again. SEE INSTRUCTIONS AT THE END OF THE NEWSLETTER.
Online Books - Overdrive collection >> sort by subject, collection and more.
See reading for TEENS for ebooks and audio books
Search CATALOG for Regular Print Books Search box is on the Homepage above the Green Bar. (Print books can be safely checked out at most Branches. See Curbside Checkout under Other Services .)
BOOK CHECKOUT - Curbside - Contact Free Pickup
All instructions are HERE.
Safe - Easy - Convenient
Magazines and Newspapers
See EXAMPLE (Magazines)
See EXAMPLE (Newspapers)
They offer over 90+ weekly/monthly magazines as well as numerous newspapers stretching from the East Coast to the West Coast. .
FREE TRAINING & BUSINESS RESOURCES
Learning Express Library - Career Readiness, Many Computer Skills Classes
Business Plans Handbook
(The archive has years worth of actual small business plans to scroll through from a wide variety of small businesses.)
See two screenshots to get idea of what is in here.
TEST PREP/HOMEWORK HELP FOR YOUR SCHOLAR
Learning Express Library
View preview (3 screenshots - no sound) HERE.
BRAINFUSE ... Homework Help, Live Tutoring & More
VIDEOS - FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
Videos through the public library
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library. Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Anytime. Anywhere. Click HERE
COMPLETE LIST of Research Databases
There are 23 categories of databases. Take a moment to scroll through it and go back later when you have time to browse.
Some Research Databases your students may find useful for research ...
GALE in Context - Opposing Viewpoints
Book a Librarian
Click here for more information.
Preparation for the Georgia DMV Driver's License Written Test
Need a Library Card ???
Click the link below to see how to get your digital card and what you can access with it.
There is also a phone number and email access if there are any questions. They are very good with responding. Digital cards are good for all the digital content and curbside checkout. Apply on button below.
Library Cards can be gotten online. DeKalb residents AND DCSD employees are eligible. CLICK THE BUTTON ABOVE FOR INSTRUCTIONS.
In Conclusion ...
- Plan to get a library card if you don't have one
- Make note of resources that may help you or your scholars
- Remember ... these resources are just a FEW of the ABUNDANCE of resources available through the DeKalb County Public Library.
The DeKalb County Public Library has so much to offer and this is just a sampling. Please email the DeKalb County Public Library Staff (see Contact Us link above) with any question or problems using their resources.