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Symphony in Your Neighborhood
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Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys
Skillshare Programs at the Library

This spring at DeKalb County Public Library, you can learn some exciting skills—the basics of Zumba, how to create collages, and how to select a campsite ...even how to learn some acting skills! What's exciting as well is that all these workshops are being presented free of charge by people from the community who want to share their special talents.

This initiative is called Skillshare. It gives people from the community the opportunity to share their special knowledge and skills related to hobbies or arts and crafts with others through library-hosted workshops.

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Library to Offer Programs in 2014 Focusing on Muslims

DeKalb County Public Library is partnering with The Community Foundation's One Region Atlanta Initiative and the Georgia Humanities Council in 2014 to offer programs focusing on Muslim history, culture and faith. The Library will host a reading and discussion series called Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer and Scott Candler libraries.

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Atlanta Symphony to Partner with DeKalb County Public Library for Concert Series

The Symphony in Your Neighborhood partnership between the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and the DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) will bring free chamber music performances by Atlanta Symphony musicians to six library branches throughout DeKalb County and the Clarkston Community Center during the Orchestra’s 2013-14 season.

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Stonecrest Library to Highlight America's Civil Rights Struggle Through Film Screenings

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Stonecrest Library of the DeKalb County Public Library system a set of four riveting documentaries about the history of the Civil Rights Movement in America. The NEH made the announcement this summer and the Stonecrest Library will begin screenings and discussions of the films in spring 2014.

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American Public Libraries Great and Small

For nearly two decades, photographer Robert Dawson has been taking pictures of libraries. Since 1994 he has photographed hundreds of public libraries across 48 states, and the results have been compiled in a new book published just this month, titled The Public Library: A Photographic Essay. Dawson’s photographs reveal the longstanding American institution in all ...

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