Life Along the Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 – 7:30pm, Madden Auditorium Presented by John Lynn John Lynn, lifelong trekker and photographer, brings his experiences to “armchair travelers” in this informative program that only could be related by someone who has personalized the Appalachian Trail first-hand. America’s first national scenic trail and administered in part by the National Park […]

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YogaEase with Connie

Join us for an hour of restorative and revitalizing yoga with Connie Pease at Decatur Public Library! Created by Connie, YogaEase is based on the teachings of Sadie Nardini and Shiva Rae and is intended to be an invigorating and ever-evolving class that will expand your knowledge of yoga postures and how your body moves. […]

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Adult Summer Reading is BACK

  Delight in rediscovering what we’ve recovered by participating in our  community-wide summer reading  program.  Register for your free copy of this collector’s edition by filling in the form below. Quantities are limited so be sure to register today.  Books can be picked up at the Reference Desk. We’re hoping to get the whole town […]

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Mango Languages AND MORE

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 “tutorials”. 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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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

July Computer Classes Computer Tutoring Monday, July 11 10:15 – 11:30 am 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 computer terminology […]

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