Take a minute and mark your calendars for the rest of the year and never miss a Friends of the Decatur Public Library Book Sale!
Please mark your calendars now for our Second Saturday Book Sales at the Decatur Public Library: March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, October 13, November 10 and December 8. The big Labor Day Book Sale will be September 2 & 3 at the Decatur Civic Center.
Longing for Spring? Join us to make this unique planter from an upcycled book and fresh succulents.
All materials provided.
Thursday, March 8th 6:00pm-8:00pm...
in the Madden Auditorium
Ages 10 and up!
or call 424-2900 ex. 131
Sponsored by The Friends of the Decatur Public Library and The Bloom Room
What book was rejected by at least 26 publishers before being published, but is now one of the most loved and praised children's books of all time? AND there is a new film version coming out next month? Click to find out, then get a copy to read before you see the movie!
There’s no time like the present to get the lifesaving started! Start out 2018 with giving blood as your New Year’s Resolution. You can start out with the first blood drive of the year at Decatur Public Library!
Decatur Public Library Blood Drive
Thursday, February 15
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM...
To save your spot click here: https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/…/sc…/drive_schedule/70260
Or call the Community Blood Center at (217) 241-7550
Thank you for supporting the local blood supply and helping us save lives!
All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a FREE “Give a Pint” t-shirt!
Remember us in the future.
Thursday, April 12th
Thursday, June 7th
Thursday, August 2nd
Thursday, October 4th
Monday, December 3rd
Same time. Same place!
Parents of Decatur kids entering kindergarten this fall, come to the Kindergarten Kickoff Thursday evening at Hope Academy! We'll be there representing the Decatur Public Library!
ATTN: DPS families with children entering Kindergarten! We are hosting a Kindergarten Kickoff Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Hope Academy! Kinders and parents c...an meet staff from our elementary programs, participate in fun activities, get some school swag and tour a school bus so you can get excited to start KINDERGARTEN!!
This morning the American Library Association announced the winners of the best books for children and young adults from 2017, including the Newbery, Caldecott, and Geisel awards.
Click the link to see the winners and honor books in various categories in our library catalog:
Wednesday, February 14th @ 5:30!!!
Visionary director Takashi Miike's 100th feature film, Blade of the Immortal is the tale of a cursed samurai who cannot be killed and has an endless passion for vengeance, who finds himself hired by a young girl to protect her and assist her in her own quest for revenge.
Story time, puppets, blocks, trains and books! It was so much fun to welcome Central Christian Preschool kids to the Decatur Public Library on Wednesday!
Don't miss the Friends of the Decatur Public Library Second Saturday Book Sale this week, February 10! Romance books will be half price, with hardback books only 50 cents and paperback only 25 cents. Saturday, February 10, 9:30am to 12:30pm. Just follow the signs at your Decatur Public Library, and help support local literacy programs.
Don't miss the Friends of the Decatur Public Library Second Saturday Book Sale this week, February 10! Romance books will be half price, with hardback books on...ly 50 cents and paperback only 25 cents. Saturday, February 10, 9:30am to 12:30pm. Just follow the signs at your Decatur Public Library, and help support local literacy programs.