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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Nutrition Education Classes

First and Third Mondays of each month until February 20 10:00 – 11:00 am, Madden Auditorium Join the University of Illinois Extension for 8 weeks of free nutrition education classes! Classes include hands-on learning, cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling. Participants who attend at least 6 classes will receive a free kitchen utensil. This is a general nutrition […]

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Book Clubs

Interested in joining a book club? The Decatur Public Library offers 5 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 Non-Fiction Book Club The Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00pm in the board room. […]

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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

March Computer Classes Basic Word Tuesday, March 7, 10:30 – 11:45 am, Computer Lab Word- Learn how to use Word’s built-in editing features like cut and paste, spell check, grammar suggestions, and adding comments to documents in this class. You will need to have basic mouse and keyboarding skills to appreciate this class. Registration is […]

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