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DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts

Dekalb County Schools

Media Center



Have Questions for Ms. Esaw, Teacher-Librarian?
email me at [email protected] 
Library Hours: 7:45 - 3:45

Ebook Resources

Destiny Catalog - Click here or on link in Clever. Login using your Student # and password: mydestiny to access Destiny Discover where all are ebooks are housed.

Sora - Click here or on Sora in Clever.  You can also download the app (Sora by Overdrive). Use school code: dekalbga.  Sign in with your S# and password. Add the DeKalb Public Library and have access to hundreds of ebooks in one place.

MackinVia - Click here or on MackinVia in Clever. These books can also be found in Destiny Discover. 

The DESA Media Center utilizes a flexible/fixed scheduling model to support curriculum goals and foster student achievement. The accessibility encourages collaborative planning for whole classes, small groups, and individual students at the point of need. Educational technology is incorporated into the learning/research process. The media center has sixteen computers with Internet access, over 10,000 books, and several ebooks and databases available for students and teachers.

Library Media Program Mission Statement 
The Library Media Program's mission at DESA is to enable students to become effective users of ideas and information, life-long readers, and life-long learners with an appreciation for the Arts.
Volunteer Opportunities 
 The DESA Media Center welcomes volunteers. Parent volunteers are needed to help re-shelve books, process new books, mend worn books, check in returned books or assist with any other special projects that may be taking place. An hour or two a week is greatly appreciated. Drop ins are also welcome. 

Come visit us and check out some great books!

Dionne Esaw,
Library Media Specialist
Jessica Andrews,
Library Media Assistant
Media Center Main Phone Line 678-874-1322