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Mark your calendars for these TWO Christmas events in the Children's Section!

Whether you're online, at home, at school, or anywhere else, our dedicated children's staff is here to help you connect with just the right books, movies, and digital resources to meet the needs of families, teachers, and kids from infants to teens. Explore the links here, or just call our Children's Desk any time the library is open at 217-424-2900 ext. 5.

Book Lists for Kids

Lists of kids' books, DVDs and music CDs covering all sorts of genres and subjects

Homeschool Help

Library resources, services, and links for homeschool families

Miss Humblebee's Academy

An interactive learning program for children ages three to six, designed to develop kindergarten readiness

Folktale Friday

Folktales from around the world, retold by our children's staff


Making books come alive through story-acting! Click to see links to program videos.

Questions? Email the library at info@decaturlibrary.org, message us via Facebook Messenger, or call the Children's Desk M - F 217-424-2900 ext. 5 during regular business hours.

Upcoming Children's Events

  • December 06
    (all day)

    Take & Makes: Holidays

    Take-home craft projects for the season

  • December 06
    10:00am - 10:20am

    Story Time Live!

    Join us for an online story time on Mondays at 10 a.m.!

  • December 07
    6:00pm - 6:45pm

    Baby TALK Times

    Fun and engaging stories, play & song for kids under 3 with an adult

    Children's Auditorium

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