Mission: To support and enhance the dekalb county public library service including support for literacy programs, children's reading programs and support of the georgia center for the book.
Programs: Literacy programs, including reading programs for non-native english speakers. Support of literary, cultural and history programs and summer reading enrichment programs for young readers. Support for library employees advanced library education courses. Purchases of books and materials for the library and its branches. Support of the georgia center for the book and the georgia literary festival.