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.       DPL Graphic Novel Club The Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm in the […]

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Give the Gift of Life

Decatur Public Library Blood Drive Thursday, December 21 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Madden Auditorium All donors will receive a choice of: a long sleeve t-shirt, or a $10 Amazon gift card, or a $5 Starbucks gift card, or a $5 Target gift card or a $5 Subway gift card. To save your spot click here:  […]

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Girls Who Code of Macon County

Information Session I Decatur Public Library, Madden Auditorium Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:00 – 7:00 pm Information Session II Decatur Public Library, Madden Auditorium Saturday, January 13, 2018 2:00 – 3:00 pm Girls Who Code is a national organization that was founded with the singular mission of closing the gap in technology. Girls Who Code […]

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Educational Opportunities

lynda.com – Decatur Public Library (DPL) is pleased to offer its cardholders access to lynda.com’s library of instructional videos. Normally, using lynda.com requires a paid subscription, but as a DPL library cardholder you can access lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection simply by entering your 14-digit DPL library card barcode and 4-digit PIN. Log […]

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Krafty Things with Katie

A Flurry of Activity Thursday, January 11, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Madden Auditorium Christmas is over, but do you still want to brighten up your space? Join us on this cold evening to make intricate snowflake decorations. 10 and older are welcome. Sign up suggested.  Register HERE or call 217-424-2900. Free!

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First Time Home Buyers Workshop

Tuesday, January 16, 6:00 pm Madden Auditorium Thinking of buying a home but not sure what kind of credit you need or where to start with the process?  The Decatur Public Library will be hosting a First-Time Home Buyer Workshop.  Come learn what to expect in the home buying process, credit and loan requirements and GRANT MONEY […]

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Movies @ Your Library!

NOW SHOWING… December 2017, Madden Auditorium Tuesday December 19 6:00pm The Dark Tower NEW TIME: Thursday December 21 3:30pm Despicable Me 3   Thursday December 28 2:00pm Cars 3   January 2018, Madden Auditorium Join our new host, Marc, for movies with some of your favorite actors and actresses (that may or may  not have hit it big at […]

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Computer Classes

There are no December Computer Classes January Computer Classes Tech Monday Monday, Jan. 8, 10:00 – 11:59 am, Computer Lab or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. This informational session is an introduction into the basics of technology. Some examples of the technology covered includes; the basics of the Internet, downloads vs. uploads, and web browsers. We […]

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Racial Taboo

Thursday, December 21 Thursday, January 4 Thursday, January 18 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 […]

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Decatur Vegetarian Society

Every 3rd Wednesday, 6 p.m.,  Quiet Study Room  Please bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share (with ingredients written down) and your own table service and drink.

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