Yoga

Yoga Continues! 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium The only requirement is participants must provide their own yoga mat or blanket. No registration for this free class is required.   The dates for the classes are: March 7th & 21st April 4th & 18th May 2nd & 16th June 6th & 20th July 18th August 1st & 15th All are […]

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61 Highways Revisited:

The Albums of Bob Dylan Saturday, February 25, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Decatur native, author, teacher, and musician, Bob Shiel, will appear Saturday, February 25, at the Decatur Public Library, in the J. Elizabeth Madden Room, from 2 to 4 PM.  His book and double CD, 61 Highways Revisited, The Albums of Bob Dylan will […]

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Tax Preparation

Free Tax Help Begins January 28th! Get help filing your State and Federal Taxes at the Decatur Public Library. Free electronic filing of state and federal tax forms for families with $50,000 or less in total income and individuals with $25,000 or less in total income. Tuesdays, 4:30 – 7:30 pm Thursdays, 4:30 – 7:30 pm […]

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Tournament of Books

Beginning February 1st DPL is conducting a Tournament of Books! 32 books/series will be “competing” for your vote over 5 weeks. Your votes will decide the weekly winners, and which titles move on. Best part? You can fill out a bracket with your predictions as to who will win, for the chance to earn prizes! […]

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True Colors

Adult Coloring Nights! Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Adult Activity Room Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Activity Room located near Local History. Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness. […]

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Movies @ the Library!

NOW SHOWING… February 2017, Madden Auditorium   Friday February 17 1:00 pm Documentary/Science Fiction Roving Mars & Mission to Mars     Monday February 20 1:00 pm Family Time Disney’s Robin Hood     >Monday February 27 5:30 pm Romance A Light Between Oceans     NOW SHOWING… March 2017, Madden Auditorium     Wednesday March 8 5:30 pm Classic […]

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Demographics Now

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! Richland Community College offers, FREE, introductory and advanced classes on using Demographics Now. Come learn how Demographics Now can help you with your business or marketing plan and many other uses. Seating is limited so register now. Demographics Now: Demographics Now provides robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer […]

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AtoZdatabases

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, […]

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Decatur Vegetarian Society

Wednesday, January 18, 6:00 pm, Adult Coloring Room The Decatur Vegetarian Society will meet at the Decatur Public Library, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, in the Adult Coloring Room. Please bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share (with ingredients written down) and your own table service and drink. The Decatur Vegetarian Society will continue to […]

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E Books and MORE!

The Decatur Public Library is pleased to offer three new opportunities for E Books and MORE:           Checkouts are limited to 5 items per month. The month resets on the first of each month. Items cannot be renewed, but you may re-borrow. A music title may only be borrowed twice during the […]

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