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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.

  • May 23
    10:00am - 11:00am

    BabyTALK Times

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

    Children's Auditorium
  • May 23
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Adult Coloring Night - True Colors

    Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening.

    Quiet Study Room
  • May 25
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Chess Club

    Children 3rd grade to teens and their families are invited to play chess every Saturday!

    Children's Section

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