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Teacher Resources

The Decatur Public Library is here to help busy teachers with a variety of resources.

From classroom resources to professional development, the Decatur Public Library wants to help out area teachers. We offer a variety of online resources as well as in person assistance for teachers, parents, and students!

Helpful Resources

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Books and Materials

From recommendations to borrowing materials, the Decatur Public Library is here to support you and students.

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Homework Help

Getting your students the free help they need is right at their fingertips!

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Lesson Planning

Let the Decatur Public Library help you with your time consuming lesson planning.

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Professional Development

Continue your education and learn about the latest technology available to teachers through our online courses.

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Bring your students on a field trip to the library! We can tailor the program to the age and needs of your students, including elements like a story time, library tour, book talks, a scavenger hunt, introduction to digital resources, or focus on particular tools for a classroom project. Call us at 217-424-2900 x5 or email us to discuss scheduling.