Cynthia’s son used a hotspot to work from home. Her daughter operated her online business with one until they saved the funds for home internet. She shares her appreciation for the program.
The hotspot initiative helped Marquise during a time that she needed it.
Gil shares the ways he uses the hotspot.
Sarah shares how the hotspot program keeps her connected.
Annabelle and Jackson excitedly describe their favorite library programs.
New librarians share how they provided a resource for the community.
Cindy shares how DCPL hotspots have helped her children stay connected to school.
Our hotspots have rechargeable batteries, so patrons can stay online even when the power is out. LeLita explains why that’s important.
Thearon shares how the hotspot saves him money and provides educational opportunities for his children.
Ruthie’s craft and STEAM kits are the most requested item at the Clarkston Library. Learn about all her programs.
Spots in Maveita’s popular craft programs at the Scott Candler Library fill up quickly. Find out more.
Amy installed DCPL’s first StoryWalk. Learn about it here!
Kahlil is a rockstar among teens and tweens at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library. Learn about his Reading Rebels Book Club and his mentorship program.
“It’s fun to follow along with Gin. She keeps it enjoyable and fun!” — Kate
“I can find books about ANYTHING!” — Logan
“My favorite thing about the reading bowl is that you get to read ALL these books, and I am a read-o-maniac!” — Priya
“I’ve been coming to the library my whole life…and now I’m party of the team!” — Ivie
“My favorite library system is the DeKalb County system, of course…I love going to the Decatur branch…” — Karin Slaughter
“When you read, you gain knowledge. And knowledge is power and no one can take that away from you.” — Monyetta Shaw
“Growing up, libraries were my favorite place to be. It’s where I fell in love with the written word and where I was inspired to tell my own stories.” — Aisha Saeed
“Do not take your local library for granted.” — Anthony Grooms
“I’ve been using DeKalb Library since I was a boy growing up in south Decatur.” — Jim Auchmutey
“I’m a writer today because of libraries.” — Mary Kay Andrews
“I truly consider the library to be a touchstone of a curious existence.” — Zoe Fishman
“The library…here is where you can find entertainment, information, inspiration. It’s where we can all become active and informed citizens. Can you think of a better resource in your community? I can’t.” — John McCutcheon
“If you read my books, you know how important libraries are to me…They’re places where the community gets together…everything that the library does is good for the community. And, why wouldn’t you support that?” — Karin Slaughter