Decatur Public Library Presents

Apr 01, 2015 No Comments by

The Poem-A-Day Project Be sure to visit this page every day as we feature videos of people you may know sharing their favorite poem!    

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Poetry Slam

Mar 20, 2015 No Comments by

Rules Individual Online Registration Team Online Registration Printable forms for Registration NEW UPDATES! EXTENDED DEADLINE AND CASH PRIZE AWARDS! $100, $50, AND $25 TO FIRST, SECOND & THIRD PLACE WINNERS. THANKS TO THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FOR THEIR SUPPORT! Saturday, April 25, 2:00-5:00pm, Madden Auditorium Decatur Public Library is hosting their first annual poetry […]

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DIGG – FREE Vegetable & Herb-Growing Classes

Feb 10, 2015 No Comments by

Mondays, March 16 through April 20 at 5:30 pm Decatur Public Library – Madden Auditorium The classes are taught by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners. The classes are free, but registration is required. Call 620-9077 or email March 16 – Basic Vegetable Growing. Selection, preparation and production of vegetables and beneficial flowers, including […]

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MINECRAFT MANIA – Both Sessions are Full

Feb 10, 2015 No Comments by

Every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Decatur Public Library, 2nd Floor, Computer Lab Two Sessions: April 21 to May 14, 2015 & June 9 to July 2, 2015 Learn the tricks of Minecraft while working with a team of other block blasting 8 – 12 year-olds. Share ideas and tips to […]

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French Conversations for FREE

Feb 10, 2015 No Comments

Thursday, April 16, 5:30 pm Thursday, May 14, 5:30 pm Decatur Public Library, Staley Room The purpose of these classes is to help your oral communication competencies – how to ask questions, make suggestions, and describe your daily routine, home activities and hobbies. Through short movies and discussion of various topics, you will develop skills that […]

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Local History Room Construction

Nov 18, 2014 No Comments

Construction on the new Local History Room will begin on the morning of Monday, October 27. It is slated to last no more than 4 months. There will be a dust partition installed to eliminate construction dust, but there will be an increase in noise levels. We apologize for any inconvenience and we ask for your […]

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Book Clubs

Nov 05, 2014 No Comments

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 […]

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Gale Courses

Jan 28, 2013 No Comments

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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