The DeKalb Library Foun­da­tion pro­vides sup­port to DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library beyond pub­lic fund­ing to enrich the lives of DeKalb Coun­ty cit­i­zens through edu­ca­tion­al, cul­tur­al, and lit­er­ary pro­grams and services.

Tax dol­lars pro­vide books, staff, and oper­a­tional expens­es. The DeKalb Library Foun­da­tion rais­es approx­i­mate­ly $300,000 a year to fund pro­grams and ser­vices not cov­ered by tax dollars.

Top three Foun­da­tion-fund­ed pro­grams and services:

1. Mobile Hotspot Devices

Wi-Fi hotspots that enable free inter­net access from home for more than 2,500+ patrons annually.

2. Library Programming

250+ pro­grams for chil­dren, teens and adults, includ­ing the Sum­mer Read­ing Program.

3. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

2,000+ book kits for fam­i­lies to begin their read­ing jour­ney with their babies and young children.

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