Grand Opening of the Local History Room

The Grand Opening of the new Local History Room will be on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with a ribbon-cutting at 1:15. All are welcome! Come tour the new space, and view some of the interesting items in the Library’s collection. Refreshments will be served in the lobby.

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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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Emergency Response

How to Respond in an Emergency Tuesday, June 16 at 6:00 pm in the Staley Room You are invited to join Tanya Boyd, RN, MSN, and Bridget Harrison, RN, BSN, nurse educators for HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, to learn about emergency situations and how to respond. Scenarios include cardiac arrest, AED use, seizure and stroke. […]

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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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Decatur Public Library Presents

The Poem-A-Day Project In case you missed a day, or two, you can visit our Archive on YouTube!   ARCHIVE: DPL YouTube Channel      

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

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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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