DPL Kids

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.

Baby TALK Times

Stories, play & song for kids under 3. Every Tuesday, 6 pm & Thursday, 10 am

Tinkering Toddlers

Story and activity to engage the imagination & motor skills of kids 18 mos. to 4.5 years

Come & Play!

So many fun things to play with at the library every day!

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

Miss Humblebee's Academy

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

READiculous

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 - Sa 217-424-2900 ext. 5 during regular business hours.

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