Free Tax Preparation

Tuesdays, 4:30 – 7:30 pm, Madden Auditorium (* Staley Room) January 30, February 6, 13*, 20, 27, March 6, 20, 27, April 3 Thursday, 4:30 – 7:30 pm, Madden Auditorium (* Staley Room) February 1, 8*, 15, 22, March 1, 8*, April 12 Saturdays, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, Staley Room February 3, 10, 17, […]

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Give the Gift of Life

Decatur Public Library Blood Drive Thursday, February 15 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Madden Auditorium To save your spot click here:  https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/70260 Or call the Community Blood Center at (217) 241-7550 Thank you for supporting the local blood supply and helping us save lives! Remember us in the future. This is only the first of, […]

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Your Online Cookbook!

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! AtoZ World Food – DPL is pleased to announce that it now offers AtoZ World Food to its patrons. If you think that spice the variety of life and love international cuisine, AtoZ World Food has you covered. AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes […]

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Educational Opportunities

lynda.com – Decatur Public Library (DPL) is pleased to offer its cardholders access to lynda.com’s library of instructional videos. Normally, using lynda.com requires a paid subscription, but as a DPL library cardholder you can access lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection simply by entering your 14-digit DPL library card barcode and 4-digit PIN. Log […]

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Krafty Things with Katie

Pages of My Heart Thursday, February 8, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Madden Auditorium Feeling crafty and romantic? Join me in making this beautiful and simple heart wreath from old sheet music or book pages. You’ll want to display this long after Valentine’s Day. Free. Ages 10 and up. Sign-up recommended. Register HERE or call 217-424-2900. Free!

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Movies @ Your Library!

NOW SHOWING… January 2018, Madden Auditorium Join our new host, Marc, for movies with some of your favorite actors and actresses (that may or may  not have hit it big at the box office). Wednesday January 17 5:30pm Mother! Saturday January 20 2:00pm Kubo and the Two Strings   Monday January 22 5:30pm The Night of the Hunter   […]

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

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Computer Classes

January Computer Classes TechConnect for Seniors Monday, Jan. 22, 10:00 – 11:59 am, Computer lab or call 217-424-2900 x. 7. This session is an introduction into the basics of technology. Some examples of the technology covered includes, hardware vs. software, basics of the Internet, downloads vs. uploads, web browsers, iPads and iPhones, signing up for […]

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Racial Taboo

Thursday, January 18 Thursday, February 1 Thursday, February 15 6:00 pm, Staley Room When the subject of “race” comes up, many people choose to avoid it. As a result, it continues to be a taboo subject. The Racial Taboo Initiative is working to change that, and bring communities and people together. The Initiative hopes to […]

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Decatur Vegetarian Society

Every 3rd Wednesday, 6 p.m.,  Quiet Study Room  Please bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share (with ingredients written down) and your own table service and drink.

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