Events

The Decatur Public Library offers lots of learning opportunities for all ages and interests.

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Decatur Public Library! All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Tuesday, May 28, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Tuesday, May 28, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Madden Auditorium

Our THEME for 2019 will be Only Connect

What is a TEDx Event? Please watch the following video:
https://youtu.be/N-l1xtCMnpw

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).
Thursday, May 30, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jun. 4, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Tuesday, Jun. 4, 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Every other Tuesday, April - September, 4pm)

Beginning Tuesday, April 23, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Children’s Auditorium

  1. The size of the group is limited to 15 children, in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade.
  2. Registration will be first come, first serve.
  3. Every child should be accompanied by their parent or a grownup that the parent has approved.
  4. Gardeners should wear old clothes that can get dirty.
  5. Tuesday, April 23 is an informational meeting to get to know each other.
  6. The second meeting will be Tuesday, May 7 at 4pm.
  7. The group intends to meet every 2 weeks.
  8. The children will be planting flowers and vegetables.

Presented by the U of I Extension Master Gardeners

 

Thursday, Jun. 6, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Thursday, Jun. 13, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Every other Tuesday, April - September, 4pm)

Beginning Tuesday, April 23, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Children’s Auditorium

  1. The size of the group is limited to 15 children, in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade.
  2. Registration will be first come, first serve.
  3. Every child should be accompanied by their parent or a grownup that the parent has approved.
  4. Gardeners should wear old clothes that can get dirty.
  5. Tuesday, April 23 is an informational meeting to get to know each other.
  6. The second meeting will be Tuesday, May 7 at 4pm.
  7. The group intends to meet every 2 weeks.
  8. The children will be planting flowers and vegetables.

Presented by the U of I Extension Master Gardeners

 

Thursday, Jun. 20, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jun. 25, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Tuesday, Jun. 25, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Madden Auditorium

Our THEME for 2019 will be Only Connect

What is a TEDx Event? Please watch the following video:
https://youtu.be/N-l1xtCMnpw

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).
Thursday, Jun. 27, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jul. 2, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Tuesday, Jul. 2, 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Every other Tuesday, April - September, 4pm)

Beginning Tuesday, April 23, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Children’s Auditorium

  1. The size of the group is limited to 15 children, in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade.
  2. Registration will be first come, first serve.
  3. Every child should be accompanied by their parent or a grownup that the parent has approved.
  4. Gardeners should wear old clothes that can get dirty.
  5. Tuesday, April 23 is an informational meeting to get to know each other.
  6. The second meeting will be Tuesday, May 7 at 4pm.
  7. The group intends to meet every 2 weeks.
  8. The children will be planting flowers and vegetables.

Presented by the U of I Extension Master Gardeners

 

Thursday, Jul. 4, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jul. 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

Thursday, Jul. 11, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

True Colors
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Quiet Study Room

Release your “inner child” and join us for Adult Coloring Night at the Decatur Public Library each Thursday evening, from 5 to 7 pm in the Adult Coloring Room located near Local History.

Studies have proven that creative activities, like coloring, help reduce anxiety and promote personal wellness.  Public libraries across the country are finding that events like this are fostering a deeper sense of community too.   So even if you don’t consider yourself the “creative type,” come experience all the benefits that coloring provides, meet new people and have some fun!   

We will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, crayons and markers, light refreshments and background music so all you need to bring is you!  Adults 18 and older are welcome.

Tuesday, Jul. 16, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Yoga
Every Tuesday, August through December
12:00 – 1:00 pm, Madden Auditorium


 

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