Decatur Public Library is a part of the SHARE consortium of libraries. With the launch of the mobile app, using the library catalog just got easier!
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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 visit our library for a library card or a resident 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
Everything for kids at DPL
Interested in joining a book club or group? Check what DPL has to offer.
We offer several outstanding online services from e-books and audiobooks to movies and online classes.
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).
Sign up for our newsletters to keep up-to-date on the latest at DPL
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!