Custer’s Best: The Story of Company M

Col. French MacLean Saturday, July 11, 1 – 3:00 pm in the Madden Join us for another fascinating presentation by Col. French MacLean as he discusses the subject of his award-winning book, Custer’s Best: The Story of Company M, 7th Cavalry at the Little Bighorn. MacLean’s story focuses on one of the 12 companies that fought […]

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COPD & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

COPD & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm in the Staley Room You are invited to join Dan Ingram, RT, Respiratory Therapist for St. Mary’s Hospital to discuss COPD and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.  This is a FREE program for anyone who would like to know more about COPD signs/symptoms, risk factors, breathing exercises, […]

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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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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 offers three different book clubs and you can drop in any time! You do not have to the read the book to attend discussions.       Books Between Bites BBB is organized by the Friends of the Decatur Public Library and is not a […]

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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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