Friends of the Dunwoody Library

Model Trains

Model Race Car

Police Car Photo Courtesy Dunwoody Police

Parrots, Photo Courtesy of Parrots Productions

Wings and Wheels at the Dunwoody Library,

Saturday February 22nd 2020.

Please join the Friends of the Dunwoody Library for our tenth annual We Love the (Dunwoody) Library Day celebrating WINGS AND WHEELS, on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

There will be many activities for kids and for the inner kids in everyone, including operating model trains, exploring a race car and a police car, and getting to know parrots. Enjoy themed refreshments, crafts, and many photo opportunities, including one with a giant balloon biplane. Everyone also gets a souvenir to take home.


10:00 – 1:30 Welcome desk with giveaways for all — Choose from a car, a glider, a bird stamper, or racing- related notepads.

10:15 – 10:45 Storytime — Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch will share some good stories with children, with added activities by Youth Services Librarian Heather Maddux.

10:15 – 12:30 Photos with balloon biplane — Sallie Spain will work balloon magic with a giant photo opportunity.

10:15 – 1:15 Silent auction — featuring merchandise, restaurant dinners, and much more.

10:30 – 12:30 Operate model trains — with four different model train layouts presented by the North Atlanta O-Gauge Railroad Club.

10:30 – 12:30 Cars on display — featuring a vintage soapbox derby car.

11:00 – 12:00 Explore a police car — an officer from the Dunwoody Police Department will show the tools and technology our police use every day. Visitors may even have a chance to sound the siren!

11:00 – 1:00 Wings and Wheels refreshments — Behold food magic with theme-related treats by Sharon Follmer.

11:15 – 12:15 Pinwheels — Create your own functioning and beautiful pinwheel with Nan and Iona.

1:30 – 2:30 Parrots — Parrot Productions will present a special parrot show. Converse with them, hold them, and share a photo while learning all about these smart, colorful birds.

So… there will be wings and wheels of all kinds! And if she can take time out from sprinkling magic dust on the library books, the library fairy may even make an appearance.

All activities are presented by the Friends of the Dunwoody Library and are free to the public.

We Love the Library Day

Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Dunwoody Library

5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.

Dunwoody, GA 30338

Phone: 770-512-4640

Jane Hughes, Sunny Jefferies, Susan Edmonson, Connie Downing. Each lady has 25 years of service to the Friends of the Dunwoody Library. WOW

Evert Oerding, 25 years of service to the Friends of the Dunwoody Library. Mr U.S. and Non U.S. History

When is the Next Big Book Sale??

When? June 4th-8th, 2020

  • Thursday, Jun 4th : 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. -- special preview shopping for members of “Friends”. Then, the sale is open to the public from 4:00-8:00 p.m. (Note: There will be no scanning allowed on Thursday, except between 1:00 – 4:00 in the staging area of the Arts Center foyer; restocking fees will apply. Scanning is allowed on Friday, Saturday and Monday.)
  • Friday & Saturday, 5th and 6th : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
  • Sunday, Jun 7th CLOSED.
  • Monday, June 8th. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., BAG OF BOOKS DAY. Fill a large grocery bag for $6.00!!


The Dunwoody Library, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road (at the intersection of Womack Road/ Ashford Center Pkwy), (770) 512-4640


Thousands of books-most priced from $.25 to $2.00. The sale includes 25,000 items: current hardback fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, children’s books, videos, CDs, DVDs, audio books, vinyl records, magazines, puzzles, and collectible books. Thanks to a private donation of over 3,000 books, this sale will include lots of history and lots of signed books in most genres. All proceeds benefit the Dunwoody Library and the DeKalb Library System.


You! Be a Friend of the Dunwoody Library! Get tons of books and other materials at bargain prices, and support your library! Memberships start as low as $5 per year.

We welcome book donations all year long (except from 05/28/20-06/09/20).