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Children's Summer 2024 Events

Join us for any of these fun events this summer!

There are so many fun events for kids and families this summer at the Decatur Public Library!

Note that some have age restrictions, and * = advance registration required.

For questions about any of these events, email us (, send us a note via Facebook Messenger, or call the Children's Desk (217-424-2900 ext. 5). You can also download a print calendar of all our June-July events for kids here. (Check back regularly for updates as we get closer to summer.)

And don't forget to register for our Children's Summer Reading Challenge -- earn rewards for reading or listening to books!

Willy's Garden *

Creative outdoor gardening activities for kids 4 - 10 years old. June 10-12, 10 am

4-H Space Science*

Learn about space and our exploration of it. For youth 8 - 13 years old


Join us for one of six shows in June! Click for details.

Story Time

Enjoy stories, craft, song, and other fun! Thursdays, 10 a.m., starting June 27.