Nitro Joe

Science Mysteries Revealed There are 2 performances to choose from: Wednesday, July 25, 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 25, 6:30 pm Is it magic, or is it science? This thrilling, fast-paced, high-energy program will help kids discover the science behind what seems magical. For elementary school kids and above. So be sure to sign up so you can […]

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Taper Mache Basics

Saturday, July 28, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Staley Room Learn how our librarians decorate our displays with art made from tape, recycled materials, and craft supplies. Ages 13 & up (Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult).

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Four Seasons Gardening

Webinar Series Participants will join in these webinar-based workshops at the library, presented by staff from the University of Illinois Extension. For more information, follow the links provided below. Please register there as well. Urban Soil Safety Tuesday, July 31, 1:30 pm Staley Room Urban Soil Safety Thursday, August 2, 6:30 pm Madden Auditorium   […]

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Will You Give?

Everyone has their own reason for giving blood. For the Luxmore family, that reason is B.J.  For the past five years, B.J. Luxmore’s family and alma mater have held an annual blood drive in his memory. It’s a way for them to honor the Army Corporal who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012, […]

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Krafty Things with Katie

Pay It Forward Thursday, August 9, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Madden Auditorium Join us for “Pay It Forward” rock painting. We invite you to decorate rocks with positive quotes or sayings. You can take one home and then make one for a friend–or a stranger! Rocks and paint will be provided—but you can also BYOR […]

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PokémonGo Community Day

Pre-Event Saturday, August 11, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Madden Auditorium Join the local PokémonGo community as they celebrate the August Pokémon… Eevee!!! Contests, raffles, food, badges, and more!!!! Connect with others that are hunting, catching, and raiding all over town. Exchange trainer codes and maybe even a Pokémon! Learn about chats, apps, and tools […]

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Our Land Between the Rivers

Illinois in Story and Song with Barry Cloyd – Historian Saturday, August 18, 2:00 pm Madden Auditorium Known as the lifeblood of our land, the Midwestern Rivers, such as the Mississippi (Great Father of Waters), The Illinois, The Ohio and The Missouri were the original highways of the Midwest, utilized by all our ancestors. From […]

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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 December 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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