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Visit Decatur Public Library
Welcome to the Decatur Public Library
Whether you are looking to attend a class or event, socialize with friends, borrow from our extensive collection of books and movies, or use our computers and databases, the opportunities are endless at Decatur Public Library.
Along with the DPL collection of resources in-house, we have a wealth of online resources, educational and entertaining, that you can access with your smartphone, tablet, or computer from home with your Decatur Public Library card. Let us know if we can help you get started with those.
Don't have a library card yet? Decatur residents can begin the application process at "Apply Online" or visit our library for a library card. A card holder may also choose an e-card that allows access to our online resources only. All card holders can use any of the vast amounts of online resources found on the Decatur Public Library website.
Questions? Email the library at email@example.com, message us via Facebook Messenger, or call M - F 217-424-2900 during regular business hours. (If we don't have someone there to answer, select option 8 to leave a message, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.)
Decatur Public Library Resources
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Everything for kids at DPL
We offer several outstanding online services from e-books and audiobooks to movies and online classes.
Decatur has numerous resources available to the community. Check out what's available and find the assistance you and your family need.
The Decatur Public Library is dedicated to preserving the history of the Decatur area.
Sign up for a free library card to borrow materials (including e-resources).
All the latest information on DPL including our new blog "Bookmarks" and the most recent newsletters.
Whether working, learning, or just having fun, the library's computers are available for anyone young or old.
Find out all you need to know to find a job, including improving your computer skills.
Check out the newest books and movies we have at the Decatur Public Library, and what is coming soon!
Did you know?
Decatur Public Library has 14 hotspots that can be checked out for free Wi-Fi service for up to 30 days. Visit the library to check one out!