Fine Forgiveness

From June 1 – 30, we’re forgiving overdue fines on all items. Simply return them to us in good shape and your fines will be removed. Here is how it works: Visit the library circulation desk. Present your library card or state-issued ID. Return your borrowed items. Tell the clerk that you would like your […]

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Computer Classes

July Computer Classes Technology for Older Adults Friday, July 7, 10:15 am, Computer Lab Need help setting up that new tablet? Got stuck on borrowing and eBook? Bring your questions and devices to the Decatur Public Library for assistance. This very basic computer session that focuses on the basics of computers and computer related problems. Registration required. Register […]

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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. Books Between Bites BBB is organized by the Friends of the Decatur Public Library and is not a standard book […]

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Children’s Summer Reading Program

“Reading by Design” Starts Thursday, 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. Kids, starting June 1 you can sign up and receive a personal book log to track books read […]

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Adult and YA Summer Reading Program

“Reading by Design” Starts Thursday, June 1 at the Reference Desk This year’s reading theme highlights S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). We encourage you to read books containing these topics, but you DON’T HAVE to! We just want you to READ! Read Books! Read whatever books you want! Just read! Bring your Gear […]

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Movies @ the Library!

NOW SHOWING… June 2017, Madden Auditorium NEW – Family Movies on Thursdays! Tuesday June 27 5:30pm V for Vendetta         Thursday June 29 2:00pm Princess and the Frog         NOW SHOWING… July 2017, Madden Auditorium Summer Family Movies on Thursdays! Wednesday July 5 5:00pm The Patriot         Thursday July 6 2:00pm Zootopia Wednesday […]

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EXPLORING the TRADES

Apprenticeship Information Session Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1:00pm & 6:00pm Madden Auditorium What do I do after high school? Is there another option besides college?     What skills are required for each trade? How long does the training last? How much does the training cost? Do you get paid while in training? What is […]

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Uncomfortable Conversations

Depression Thursday, June 29, 6:00 pm, Madden Auditorium Millikin Professor and Author, Mary Garrison will speak on Mental Health, Depression, and her book, “Your Playbook for Beating Depression: Essential Strategies for Managing and Living with Depression.” Racial Taboo Thursday, July 6, 6:00 pm, Staley Room When the subject of “race” comes up, many people choose to […]

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The Gilmore Group

The Gilmore Group 2nd Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Staley Room Bring a lunch and join us to discuss the pop cultural phenomenon – Gilmore Girls. The Gilmore Group will examine one season of the hit show the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We will discuss the Girls themselves, the residents of Stars Hollow, family dynamics, their […]

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Yoga

Yoga Continues! 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium The only requirement is participants must provide their own yoga mat or blanket. No registration for this free class is required.   The dates for the classes are: March 7th & 21st April 4th & 18th May 2nd & 16th June 6th & 20th July 18th August 1st & 15th All are […]

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