Postpartum Depression Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 12:00 pm, Staley Room Wednesday, January 16, 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, […]

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Movies @ Your Library!

NOW SHOWING… December 2018, Madden Auditorium Monday December 31 2:00pm Requiem for a Dream (2000) R Darren Aronofsky’s nightmarish vision of drug addiction and mental illness is often mentioned among the scariest movies ever made, despite it not being a horror movie in the traditional sense. The film follows several drug addicts, including an older woman trying […]

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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

January Computer Classes Tech Drop In for Seniors – Basic Computer Instruction Monday, January 14, 10:30 am  or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. Assistance with basic computer skills, using the Internet, social media, the free online resources and much, much more! Registration Required. Tech Drop – Basic Computer Instruction Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:30 am  or […]

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Racial Taboo

Thursday, January 3, 6:00 pm Thursday, January 17, 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 […]

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Decatur Area Poets

Third Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Staley Room EXCITING NEWS! Dedrah Tillotson, one of DAP‘s founding members, has had a poem with photograph accepted by Tiny Words publishing. It is her first acceptance! Congratulations Dedrah! Decatur Area Poets exists to create, share and kindly critique original works by local writers of poetry, essays, short stories and spoken word. […]

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Rebecca Caudill Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, November 28, 2:00 pm, Children’s Auditorium Homeschoolers in 4th-8th grade will read a different Rebecca Caudill nominee book each month. The group began in September. Students who read at least three Rebecca Caudill books by the February meeting will be able to vote for the Rebecca Caudill award. The group will meet the last […]

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New Series for TEDxDecaturPublicLibrary

This Is Us: The Stories of Humanity Tuesday, December 18, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Click HERE to register for the event. What is TED?  TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and […]

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2019 Winter Reading Program for Adults and Teens

January 2 – March 30 READ! Read any books you want to read! Easy, right? Keep track of reading time! Record 6 hours of your reading time on the reading log. Turn in your reading log. Turn completed Reading Log in by March 30th. Click HERE for the 2019 (Very First) Children’s Winter Reading Program […]

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Krafty Things with Katie

Snowflakes! Thursday, January 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Madden Auditorium We’re making beautiful snowflakes to brighten up those gray winter days! Ages 10 and up are welcome to attend! Register HERE or call 217-424-2900. Free!

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