DPL Current Events & Services

The DPL Needs YOU!

Get involved in the life of your public library.
We are currently looking for individuals interested in the following roles:

Part-time/Substitute Library Clerks

Library Board Trustees

Friends of the Library Volunteers


Details Coming Soon

Click above and complete the fillable pdf application.  Applications, resumes, and associated documents may be submitted to the library director.

Three Board positions are open to Dunkirk school district residents, who need at least eighteen signatures on the above petition.  All forms are due thirty days prior to the September 15, 2020 election date.

We are looking for individuals with an interest in fundraising, advocating for the library, and assisting with the upkeep of the property.

This Week in the Children's Room.

Have You Completed Your Census?

The 2020 Census determines federal library funding for the next ten years!

What's in it for me?

Census direct link.

Is my info safe?

Check Out Our Summer Events.

Attention kids, teens, & adults: it's time to register for Summer Reading!

Sign up for our READsquared summer program to earn a chance at winning fabulous prizes!

Teens: Imagine your story by joining our coding adventure!

  1. Click the laptop button on the left.

  2. Choose “sign in” at the top right.

  3. Select “I am a student” and then “enter class code”.

  4. Join with code b5tbpp.

Register below to bring a little summertime magic into your home.

We’re learning to play Magic: the Gathering Arena and have codes to give away!  If you have an account (available through both Steam and Epic) and want to join us, click the icon on the left.  First come, first served until they’re gone.

Mondays are Fun-days all summer!

Have fun with Checkers, Snoozer, and other friends every Monday this summer.

Join Alyssa Yeager in a series of fun-filled, interactive sessions that are sure to get children and their caregivers moving and singing.

Stay awhile and listen.

Cool off with the ScienceTellers as they recount the tale of “Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress.”

The next DPL Virtual Board Meeting is on Tuesday, July 28th at 4:00 PM. Email your name & local mailing address to director @ dunkirklibrary.org by 5:00 PM the Monday before if you plan to join.

Digital Resources

Free employment skills tutorials.

Practice a new language.

Download an ebook from Libby.

Search the library catalog.

On the go? Find audio & ebooks here.

Explore family history with Ancestry.

Adventure awaits!

Story time & events for children.

Adult Book Club.

Computing Center events.

Visit Goodreads and search for Dunkirk Public Library under "Community" then "Groups".