Decatur Public Library 

​Sign up for our Winter Reading Program!
​Click the image to register and start logging your minutes in Beanstack.
Winter Reading Program
​Check out D.A.S.H. - it's a FREE after school program!
DASH Program

Upcoming Events

Registration for the Family Gardening Class is closed.
​This class is full.
Family Gardening Class
​Registration is closed for A Chocola-Tea Evening! 
This event is full.
A Chocola-Tea Evening
​Please click on the image below to register for the Texas Writes writing workshop!
Texas Writes Workshop
​Apps you can use with your library card!

The Place to be for Education


Mango Languages 

Hola! Bonjour! Konichiwa! Hello! Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? If so, check out our language database, Mango Languages, and start learning today!

Little Learners Storytime: 
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:15 am
This early literacy class combines a short structured storytime with interactive play, music, and movement. For children of all ages and abilities.

Little Learners Storytime
Sensory Storytime: 
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 am 
A great educational program where children, ages 3-5, can enjoy songs, rhymes, movement, and short stories. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and enjoy, too!
Sensory Storytime
World Book
Check out World Book Online by clicking on the image!

Your library card will grant you access to the following digital products:
World Book Student
World Book Differentiated Package
Early World of Learning
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Science Power
World Book Mobile
World Book eBooks
World Book Timelines
World Book Kids
World Book Advanced
World Book Discover

community garden

Check out our community garden! Want to get involved? Call the library for more info!

The Place to be for Enjoyment

Every Friday! (3)

New Episodes will be uploaded every Friday!

The Long Overdue Podcast is a production of the Decatur Public Library and features staff members discussing various library-related topics. 
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Dewey Like Murder? is a segment of the Long Overdue Podcast. Listen to Dawn and Denice discuss true crime books pulled from the shelves of our collection. New episodes are available to stream or download on the second Friday of the month!

Subscribe, follow, or listen to us on Stitcher, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, or Soundcloud!

Listen on Google Play Music
Search for Decatur Public Library TX to find us!

You may also visit our 
Long Overdue Podcast page for more info!

Want to know which ones we think are the best episodes? Well, Pat, Dawn, Chris, and Denice made some playlists of their favorite episodes! Click on the image to be taken to the playlist!

Pat Peters
Dawn Wilbert
Christofer Shenkir
Denice Herrera
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The Place to be for Information

Decatur Area Reading Council
Do you have great ideas the library needs to know about? If so, perhaps you should join the Decatur Area Reading Council! The Decatur Area Reading Council (DARC) is a group of teen volunteers who work with the library to create and host teen programs, promote reading, and much more.

​Click on the image to download the application!

If you need volunteer hours for the National Honors Society or you just want to help out at the library then apply to be a teen volunteer!

To apply to be a volunteer at the Decatur Public Library, click on the image below to download an application!

medline plus

Check out Medline Plus for some great health information! Medline plus makes a great research tool as well! Click on the link to be redirected to the Medline Plus website!

Digital comics and graphic novels are now available through RB Digital! Your library card will grant you access to a variety of comics and graphic novels! Click on the banner above and check it out!
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Our digital magazines are now on RB Digital! Click on the link to be directed to RB Digital and access all of our digital magazines. 

North Texas Library Consortium Membership

The Decatur Public Library is a member of the North Texas Library Consortium, which allows free interlibrary loans from across the country. It also allows our patrons to use their Decatur library cards at the following libraries: Alvarado, Aubrey, Bridgeport, Haslet, Justin, Krum, Lake Dallas, Ponder, Roanoke, Saginaw, and Sanger.

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