New Hours on Tuesdays!

In order to better serve our public, beginning July 1, 2014, the Decatur Public Library will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m on Tuesdays only. For all other days the schedule remains unchanged: Starting July 1, 2014 Monday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. – [...]

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Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 6:00 pm Decatur Public Library – Madden Auditorium You are invited to join St. Mary’s Hospital’s Maternal Health Staff to talk about breastfeeding. This is a FREE program for anyone who would like to learn about breastfeeding. Presented by Florence Folami, PhD, MSN, MSPH, IBCLC, RN Clinical Education Specialist/Lactation Consultant, St. Mary’s [...]

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Paws to Read!

Paws to Read! In full swing at Decatur Public Library! The 2014 summer reading incentive program began the first Monday in June in the Children’s Department and already, more than 1200 kids have signed up. But it’s not too late! Children from toddlers through middle school may still sign up, get a reading log, set reading goals, and earn [...]

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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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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 is organized by the Friends of the Decatur Public Library and is not a standard book club. There [...]

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Computer Classes

Basic PC Wednesday, August 20, 10:00 am in the Computer Lab Must be able to use a mouse, open files and access the internet. Teaches computer basics such as learning certain terminology like Desktop, Icons, Menu, Taskbar, Toolbar, etc. opening a program, and saving a document Sign-up is required.  or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. Basic IPad and [...]

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