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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Training for 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. Training: Introduction to Demographics Now or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. Tuesday, December 13, […]

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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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Decatur Vegetarian Society

Wednesday, December 21, 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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Mango Languages AND MORE

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! Mango Languages – DPL is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons. Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear […]

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NICHE Academy

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! NICHE Academy – Take a moment and look to the right of your screen. You should see a dark blue tab that currently says “tutorials”. When you click on the tab, a slender slide bar will… slide out. Now you have access to Decatur Public Library’s new E-Learning tutorials! Niche […]

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Select Reads

With so many new and classic books at your fingertips, sometimes the hardest thing is to find the perfect thing to read. DPL offers plenty of ways to keep track of hot new titles and rediscover old favorites.   Select Reads – Subscribe to free monthly booklists on your favorite topics. Once a month, you’ll receive an […]

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Nutrition Education Classes

First and Third Mondays of each month until February 20 10:00 – 11:00 am, Madden Auditorium Join the University of Illinois Extension for 8 weeks of free nutrition education classes! Classes include hands-on learning, cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling. Participants who attend at least 6 classes will receive a free kitchen utensil. This is a general nutrition […]

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Book Clubs

Interested in joining a book club? The Decatur Public Library offers 5 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 Staley room. […]

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Gale Courses

Online learning anytime, anywhere… just a click away! Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform your life. Course offerings are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations and include: Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, […]

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