50 x 50: Recovering the Classics

Grand Opening Reception Wednesday, May 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm Come see how shabby, old books can be transformed through vibrant new cover art at the Decatur Public Library’s 50 x 50: Recovering the Classics exhibit. You are cordially invited to the grand opening reception, Wednesday, May 4th from 4 to 6 pm where original cover […]

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Mango Languages

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! Mango Languages – DPL is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons. Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear […]

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NICHE Academy

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! NICHE Academy – Take a moment and look to the right of your screen. You should see a dark blue tab that currently says “open”. When you click on the tab, a slender slide bar will… slide out. Now you have access to Decatur Public Library’s new E-Learning tutorials! Niche […]

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Select Reads

With so many new and classic books at your fingertips, sometimes the hardest thing is to find the perfect thing to read. DPL offers plenty of ways to keep track of hot new titles and rediscover old favorites.   Select Reads – Subscribe to free monthly booklists on your favorite topics. Once a month, you’ll receive an […]

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Adult Coloring Night

De-stress & Express Thursdays in May 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Adult Coloring Room located in the microfilm area near the Local History Room just follow the signs Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring […]

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SCORE Business Book Club

SCORE Business Book Club  This club will meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00pm in the Staley Room. This club will read a variety of business books intended to help businesses and individuals. The club is open to all and visitors are always welcome. The next book will be: Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 […]

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Book Clubs

Interested in joining a book club? The Decatur Public Library offers 4 different book clubs and you can drop in any time! You do not have to the read the book to attend discussions, but you will want to. Starting in April, there will be a 5th book club – SCORE Business Book Club. Stay tuned for more […]

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Gale Courses

Online learning anytime, anywhere… just a click away! Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform your life. Course offerings are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations and include: Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, […]

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Computer Classes

April Computer Classes Computer Tutoring Monday, April 25 5:15 – 6:45 pm Computer Lab This very basic computer session focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Bring your email, internet, computer and laptop questions. Learn what to look for when purchasing a computer and seeking help for repairs. Identify and define basic […]

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