Poverty Inc.

Thursday, May 24, 6:00 pm Madden Auditorium The film, Poverty, Inc., will be shown followed by a Q&A. Afterwards, Will Jude will speak about his work with Just 4 Them. The Film: “The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry – the business of […]

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Postpartum Depression Support Group

Wednesday, June 6, 12:00 pm, Staley Room Wednesday, June 20, 6:00 pm, Staley Room Mother to Mother welcomes all moms with the purpose of creating a non-judgmental, confidential environment where women can share thoughts and feelings, receive support and obtain information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. “Lap” children are welcome, but at this time, […]

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Ibiyinka Alao

Nigerian Artist & Storyteller Wednesday, June 6, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Children’s Auditorium Join us as renowned Nigerian artist & storyteller, Ibiyinka Alao, shares with us African music, art, and story. Mr. Alao will talk about his childhood in Nigeria, his path to becoming an artist, and the stories behind some of his paintings, teaching […]

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Give the Gift of Life

You don’t need a special reason to give blood. You just need your own reason. Some of us give blood because we were asked by a friend.  Some believe it is the right thing to do. Whatever your reason, the need is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply.  And you’ll feel good knowing […]

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Krafty Things with Katie

Star Spangled Pages Thursday, June 14, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Madden Auditorium This month we’re making this stunning star wreath to adorn your home for the 4th of July holiday! We’ll use book pages from up-cycled books to make our design. Ages 10 and up are welcome to attend! Register HERE or call 217-424-2900. Free!

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Pokemon Go Community Day

Saturday, June 16, 11:00 – 12:30 pm Madden Auditorium Join the local PokemonGo community (pre-catch event) as they celebrate the June pokemon… ??? Contests, raffles, food, badges, and more!!!! Connect with others that are hunting, catching, and raiding all over town. Learn about chats, apps, and tools to help you fill your PokeDex and how […]

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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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Yoga

Every Tuesday, 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: Present through August 2018 All are welcome.

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True Colors

Adult Coloring Nights! Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Adult Activity Room 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 Activity Room located near Local History. Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness. […]

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Demographics Now

NEW AT DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY! Richland Community College offers, FREE, introductory and advanced classes on using Demographics Now. Come learn how Demographics Now can help you with your business or marketing plan and many other uses. Seating is limited so register now. Demographics Now: Demographics Now provides robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer […]

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