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Welcome to the Decatur Public Library

As a learning hub of the Decatur community, we not only promote the love of reading, but also offer extensive connections to the digital world and to each other through classes and events. Our services help advance the community as a whole through education and economic development.

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New Releases

Check out the newest books and movies we have at the Decatur Public Library, and what is coming soon!

A photo of the tables and microfilm stations in the Local History room

Local History Room

The Decatur Public Library is dedicated to preserving the history of the Decatur area.

Patrons enjoying the variety of digital content available through the library

Find eContent

We offer several outstanding online services from e-books and audiobooks to movies and online classes.

Upcoming Events & Classes

Check out all the free and exciting events and classes coming to the Decatur Public Library or available online through our website.

  • August 20
    12:00pm - 1:00pm


    Don't miss yoga at the library!

    Madden Auditorium
  • August 20
    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    BabyTALK Times

    Families with small children are welcome to join to ask parenting questions and celebrate babies' achievements!

    Children's Auditorium
  • August 21
    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Postpartum Depression Support Group

    Mother to Mother welcomes all moms to share feelings and receive support from other moms and professionals.

    Staley Conference Room

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