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Children's Summer Reading Challenge 2021 arrow_forward

If you participated in our Summer Reading Challenge, come in to the Children's Desk to pick up your rewards!

Whether you're online, at home, at school, or anywhere else, our dedicated children's staff is here to help you connect with just the right books, movies, and digital resources to meet the needs of families, teachers, and kids from infants to teens. Explore the links here, or just call our Children's Desk any time the library is open at 217-424-2900 ext. 5.


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Word Warriors

A free 7-week writing workshop for students 10-13

Miss Humblebee's Academy

An interactive learning program for children ages three to six, designed to develop kindergarten readiness

Book Lists for Kids

Lists of kids' books, DVDs and music CDs covering all sorts of genres and subjects

Homeschool Help

Library resources, services, and links for homeschool families

Cooks + Books

You can watch the videos from this summer's Cooks + Books online classes

Folktale Friday

Folktales from around the world, retold by our children's staff


Making books come alive through story-acting! Click to see links to program videos.

Questions? Email the library at info@decaturlibrary.org, message us via Facebook Messenger, or call the Children's Desk M - F 217-424-2900 ext. 5 during regular business hours.

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