Local History Construction

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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Language of Lungs

Annual Language of Lungs Community Health Fair Wednesday, November 19, 11:30 am-2:30 pm in the Madden Auditorium 11:30am: An Update on New Therapies for COPD with William C. Brandes, MD 12:30pm: Research Advances in COPD… Moving Beyond You are Old and Out of Breath with J. Steven Arnold, MD FREE services and screenings: Blood Pressure […]

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French Conversation Classes for Free

Thursday, November 13, 5:30 pm Thursday, December 4, 5:30 pm In the Staley Room at Decatur Public Library Taught by Dr. Paul Touré Assistant Professor of French Department of Modern Languages Millikin University The purpose of these classes is to help your oral communication competencies, how to ask questions, make suggestions, and describe your daily […]

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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 Microsoft Word Thursday, November 6, 12:00 pm in the Computer Lab This session prepares the user for basic Microsoft Word. The very basics of navigation, file types, and opening Word documents are covered. Adults and Young Adults are welcome. No registration is required. Beginning Excel Wednesday, November 12, 10:30 am in the Computer Lab […]

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