Decatur, GA 30030 30030

Decatur Library

Call: 404-370-8450 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org
A DeKalb County Public Library branch located in downtown Decatur.

Jazz Harp and Clarinet Concert

Saturday February 24, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Susan Ottzen, harp, and Eric Fontaine, clarinet, will perform jazz, ragtime and love songs.  Funding provided by the DeKalb Library Foundation.
Cost: Free

Black History Month Project Assistance

Thursday February 15, 2018 03:30 pm EST
Bring in your Black History Month project topic and get assistance with it. Assistance includes research help as well as help with your display board or project craft.  Open to first 12 participants. Please call or visit branch to register.
Cost: Free

Valentine’s Day Craft

Saturday February 10, 2018 03:00 pm EST
Make a special Valentine’s Day craft at the library! Open to first 15 participants. Funding provided by the Friends of the Chamblee Library.
Cost: Free

Decatur Library Book Sale

Saturday February 3, 2018 09:00 am EST
The Friends of the Decatur Library will host a book sale on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 9 am to 3 pm. The sale will be held inside the building, on lower level of the Decatur Library. Thousands of gently used fiction, nonfiction and children’s books, as well as CDs, and DVDs will be available for purchase. Winter book sales are so much fun! Cold weather and a book. See me smiling Only cash or checks will be accepted. Dealers must scan at tables. All proceeds benefit the programs and collections of the Decatur Library. Admission to this exciting event is FREE! Donations of gently used books are always welcome at library front desks. 
Cost: Free

Groundhog Day Mini Golf at the Library

Friday February 2, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Once again we’re transforming the library into a mini-golf course! This is an event not to miss. Bring the family for some fun and practice your putting skills! Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the program. Limit four people per tee time. Tee times begin at 7:00 p.m., with the last tee time at 8:15 p.m. Hang out in our clubhouse while you await your tee time.
Cost: Free

Friday Movies: Baby Driver

Friday December 8, 2017 01:30 pm EST
Each Friday afternoon Decatur Library showcases a mix of new releases and old favorites. Movies shown with closed-captioning when available. Baby Driver, starring Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey. R, 113 minutes, 2017. Details
Cost: Free

Java Monkey Slam

Wednesday December 6, 2017 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by Daryl Funn Witness the battle of words. Poets have 3 minutes to kick knowledge drop science spin yarn. 5 Judges picked at random will place a numeric value to these poems. The audience will SWAY the judges scores. The highest and lowest scores are dropped the 3 middle scores are added to give the poet a total score for that round. Poets with highest scores will moveon to the next round. List opens 7:00 Slam will start at 7:30 First twelve poets will slam FREE to watch the Slam. Free to Judge Free to SLAM Three rounds! Round One, 12 poets, Draw numbers to determine order Round Two, 8 poets, - Scores from previous round determine order Round Three 4 Poets - Scores from previous round determine order Points are cumulative No repeating poems from Previous Slam. Prize for the Winner Poets get points for competing Details
Cost: Free
215 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA 30030

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