Postpartum Depression Support Group

Wednesday, September 19, 6:00 pm, Staley Room Mother to Mother welcomes all moms with the purpose of creating a non-judgmental, confidential environment where women can share thoughts and feelings, receive support and obtain information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. “Lap” children are welcome, but at this time, we do not have child care available […]

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Movies @ Your Library!

NOW SHOWING… September 2018, Madden Auditorium Wednesday September 19 5:30pm Flower (2017) R In Flower, Zoey Deutch plays an eclectic teen who blackmails predatory men, but finds herself using her seduction skills in a more charitable fashion when new step brother reveals a dark secret from his past. But things aren’t always as they seem and […]

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Book Clubs

Interested in joining a book club? The Decatur Public Library offers 4 different book clubs and you can drop in any time! You do not have to the read the book to attend discussions, but you will want to.       Books Between Bites BBB is organized by the Friends of the Decatur Public Library and is not […]

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Computer Classes

September Computer Classes Tech Drop In – Basic Computers and Internet Monday, September 24, 12:30 pm, Computer Lab  or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. Get assistance with basic computer skills, using the library catalog and databases, and much, much more! Registration is required please. Tech Drop In Friday, September 28, 12:30 pm, Computer Lab  or call […]

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Decatur Area Poets

Third Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Staley Room Decatur Area Poets exists to create, share and kindly critique original works by local writers of poetry, essays, short stories and spoken word. Interested writers at any level of experience are welcome to join. We are open to learning different genres and forms of writing and presenting material. […]

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Four Seasons Gardening

Webinar Series – More in the Future Participants will join in these webinar-based workshops at the library, presented by staff from the University of Illinois Extension. For more information, follow the links provided below. Please register there as well.  

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Racial Taboo

Thursday, September 20, 6:00 pm Staley Room When the subject of “race” comes up, many people choose to avoid it. As a result, it continues to be a taboo subject. The Racial Taboo Initiative is working to change that, and bring communities and people together. The Initiative hopes to facilitate the beginnings of conversations and […]

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This Land, Illinois

Thursday, September 20, 6:00 pm Madden Auditorium Experience the narratives of our local ancestors through letters and music. This program introduces the audience to several unique voices of our past who share their hopes and dreams for the future, their triumphs and their sadness and failure. We’ll be joined by the First Presbyterian String Band […]

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Family Story Times

Thursdays, 10:00 am, Children’s Department September 6, 13, 20, & 27 Did you enjoy our Summer Story Times? Did you miss them when they ended? We’ve decided to bring them back in the mornings for September! Come hear, and see, and make the new things we have planned!   These story times are scheduled at […]

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PokémonGo Community Day

Pre-Event Saturday, September 22, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Madden Auditorium Join the local PokémonGo community as they celebrate the September Pokémon… Chikorita !!! Contests, raffles, food, badges, and more!!!! Connect with others that are hunting, catching, and raiding all over town. Exchange trainer codes and maybe even a Pokémon! Learn about chats, apps, and tools […]

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