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September 10, 2020
"Stakes Could Not Be Higher"

Governor Pritzker visits Decatur Public Library and urges residents to take part in the census.

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September 03, 2020
Folk Tale Friday

Every week, a member of the staff will choose a folk tale from somewhere around the world and tell the story, complete with costumes and props.

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August 24, 2020
Earning the Right

Aug. 18, 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, while Aug. 26 is the anniversary of its certification.

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August 21, 2020
Going Beyond Books

A position at the Decatur Public Library works to connect with Decatur's most vulnerable population.

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July 31, 2020
Another Perspective

Kabedi Mulomede and Kaream Williams moderated a new middle school book club through the Decatur Public Library focused on conversations about race. The first book, "Harbor Me," by Jacqueline Woodson, was the topic on Wednesday, with the children attending via video conference.


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