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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.

Decatur Public Library Updates

Library Updates July 1, 2020

Temporary Hours

Curbside Pickup

Starting June 1, the Decatur Public Library will begin offering curbside service.

DPL Kids @ Home

Online resources for kids and families you can access from home

Decatur Community Resources

During this time of isolation and changes in services, the Decatur Public Library has compiled a list of resources available to our community.

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.

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Get a Card

Sign up for a free library card to borrow materials (including e-resources).

A Patron Browsing the New Book Section

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.

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