Racial Taboo

1st and 3rd Tuesdays & Thursdays of the month 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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Rock Painting!

Movie @ Your Library! Now Showing… Columbus Day, Monday, October 9, 2:00 pm, Madden Auditorium         Movie & Rock Painting! Paint and tools provided. Bring your favorite rock to paint as we will have a limited supply of rocks. Teens 13-18. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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Home Selling Workshop

Tuesday, October 10, 6:00pm, Madden Auditorium Want to sell your home but not necessarily sure where to start, what buyers want or what pitfalls in the process you might encounter? Whether you are trying to sell your home on your own, or considering listing with a Realtor, there many hoops to jump through to find […]

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England: Coast to Coast

England: Coast to Coast Saturday, October 21, 2:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Lynn will be presenting, “England Coast to Coast,” a travelogue of his 200-mile trek across Northern England with an international cast of fellow amblers, ramblers, and scramblers. John Lynn, of Peoria, Illinois,  has plodded, pedaled, and paddled enough scenic and historic trails, roads, and […]

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Yoga

Starting in September! Every Tuesday, 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: August 1st & 15th Every Tuesday beginning September through December All are welcome.

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Movies @ Your Library!

  NOW SHOWING… September 2017, Madden Auditorium Wednesday September 13 5:30pm The Help   STALEY ROOM Friday September 15 2:00pm Food Inc.   Wednesday September 20 6:00pm Dangerous Minds   Wednesday September 27 5:30pm Freedom Writers October 2017, Madden Auditorium Tuesday October 3 6:00pm Clue   Saturday October 7 2:00pm Nightmare Before Christmas   Wednesday October 18 6:00pm Wizard of Oz   Wednesday […]

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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.       DPL Book Club The Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 1:00pm in the board […]

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Computer Classes

September Computer Classes Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website Monday, September 11, 10:15 am, Computer Lab Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing an eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and […]

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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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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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