Computer Classes

May Computer Classes Computer Tutoring / Windows 10 / Library Website Monday, May 22, 10:15 – 11:30 am, Computer Lab Hands on instruction exploring Windows 10 and the Library Website (including databases). Topics include passwords, email and computer vulnerabilities, firewalls, cookies, and viruses/spyware. Bring all your related questions to this discussion. Registration is required. Register […]

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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 Non-Fiction Book Club The Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00pm in the board room. […]

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Children’s Summer Reading Program

“Reading by Design” Starts Thursday, 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. Kids, starting June 1 you can sign up and receive a personal book log to track books read […]

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Adult and YA Summer Reading Program

“Reading by Design” Starts Thursday, June 1 at the Reference Desk This year’s reading theme highlights S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). We encourage you to read books containing these topics, but you DON’T HAVE to! We just want you to READ! Read Books! Read whatever books you want! Just read! Bring your Gear […]

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Movies @ the Library!

NOW SHOWING… May 2017, Madden Auditorium Friday May 26 2:00pm The King’s Speech       Wednesday May 31 6:00pm 5th Wave         June 2017, Madden Auditorium NEW – Family Movies on Thursdays! Thursday June 1 2:00pm Finding Dory         Wednesday June 7 6:00pm Girl in the Train         Thursday June 8 2:00pm […]

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Acoustic Bass Guitar Workshop

Saturday, June 10, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Bring your acoustic guitar for a workshop hosted by the Decatur Public Library. Reverend Robert will conduct a session on the bottleneck slide. Then, after a short break, he will conduct another session on acoustic blues guitar. The first session will begin at 1:00 pm, in […]

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1st Time Home Buyers Workshop

Tuesday, June 13th, 6:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Thinking of buying a home but not sure what kind of credit you need or where to start with the process?  The Decatur Public Library will be hosting a First Time Home Buyer Workshop on June 13 at 6pm. Come learn what to expect in the home buying process, […]

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EXPLORING the TRADES

Apprenticeship Information Session Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1:00pm & 6:00pm Madden Auditorium What do I do after high school? Is there another option besides college?     What skills are required for each trade? How long does the training last? How much does the training cost? Do you get paid while in training? What is […]

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Uncomfortable Conversations

Depression Thursday, June 29, 6:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Millikin Professor and Author, Mary Garrison will speak on Mental Health, Depression, and her book, “Your Playbook for Beating Depression: Essential Strategies for Managing and Living with Depression.”

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The Gilmore Group

The Gilmore Group 2nd Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Staley Room Bring a lunch and join us to discuss the pop cultural phenomenon – Gilmore Girls. The Gilmore Group will examine one season of the hit show the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We will discuss the Girls themselves, the residents of Stars Hollow, family dynamics, their […]

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