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Our 2021 Winter Reading Challenge starts Tuesday, January 19! Register now online or through the Beanstack app.

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.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

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

Folktale Friday

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

Homeschool Help

Library resources, services, and links for homeschool families

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

Upcoming Children's Events

  • January 19
    9:00am - 9:00am

    Simple Snowflakes

    Take & Make

  • January 26
    10:00am - 10:30am

    Story Time Live!

    Stories and other fun shared live via Zoom by our library staff

    Online
  • January 27
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Rebecca Caudill Book Discussion Group

    Students in the 4th-8th grades meet each month to discuss a different Caudill nominee book

    Online

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If you are a Decatur resident, get a digital version online now!

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