Research & Literacy
and Education Resource Center
This collection of study guides and practices tests is made
available to library card holders at no cost. It includes materials to
prepare for the GED, GRE, SAT, Civil Service test, Citizenship test, and
more. It also includes a resume builder. A library card number is
The Library offers free online GED practice tests and
GED practice manuals.
The Decatur Public Library maintains a solid collection
of current reference books in the Library, and librarians are available
to assist you with your research needs.
Business Module: Allows users to search over 14 million businesses. Data includes: Company Name, Address , Phone Number, Fax Number, Estimated Sales Volume, Number of Employees, Type of Business (SIC Code or Yellow Page Heading), Key Contact Names, Titles and Gender, Credit Rating Code, Company Financials, Stock Information, Public Filings, and News Headlines/Articles from over 900 different sources.
Residential Module: Allows users to search 120 million consumer households. Data includes: Name, Address, City, State, ZIP Code, Phone Number, Age, Median Income, Median Home Value
This is a comprehensive collection of all Texas legal forms. A
library card is required.
Texshare Databases include resources from more than 4.700 magazines,
scholarly publications, and newspapers. These resources are accurate, current, authoritative, and
provide full-text articles from verifiable, subscription-only sources. The information that is available through the Texshare Databases IS NOT available on the Internet.
Access to the Texshare Databases requires a login and password available from your library.
Global Road Warrior provides detailed information about all the
countries in the world, including useful information for business people
Allows readers to search for over 1 billion books in over 10,000
libraries to locate a book in the library nearest them
Web Site Research Resources
"The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and
verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious
with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of
Free Testing Materials
Studying for the GED, ASVAB, Civil Service Tests, SAT or GRE?
Guides and Practice Tests are available here>>
(ages 3-5 years) Wednesdays at 10:00am
(18 months to 3 years)
Wednesdays at 11:00am
Thursdays at 11:00am
followed by a stay and play social time for toddlers and their parents
The Book Experience Book Club
Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 11:00am
Meets the third Tuesday of each month
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