DIGG Gardening Class

Three Season Gardening Monday, July 27 at 5:30 pm in the Madden Three Season Gardening will be presented by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners Frank Grgurich and Karen Parks at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the Decatur Public Library. Learn how to grow vegetables in spring, summer and fall, as well as how to […]

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life! Tuesday, August 18 at 6:00 pm in the Madden Auditorium You are invited to join HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital’s Maternal Health Staff to talk about breastfeeding. This is a FREE program for anyone who would like to know more about breastfeeding. FREE blood pressure screenings preceding the presentation from […]

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Summer Reading Program 2015

The 2015 Children’s Summer Reading Program, “Read to the Rhythm,” starts Monday, June 1 in the Children’s Department! The program is open to any child (including pre-readers) with a Decatur Public Library card, or in the care of an adult with a DPL card. More Information!

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SYNC YA Literature

SYNC – Young Adult Lit for your earbuds Beginning May 7, 2015 and lasting all summer long SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads — a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title — each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in […]

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Book Clubs

Interested in joining a book club? The Decatur Public Library NOW 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. See below for information on our new Graphic Novel Club that will meet for the first time on August 11!! […]

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Gale Courses

Even more classes available now Never stop learning.  Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, Decatur Public Library now offers hundreds of online courses that are accessible anywhere online, 24/7. Gale Courses offer well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students. Gain valuable knowledge you can immediately apply to […]

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