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The Place to be for Education


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

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community garden

Check out our community garden! Want to get involved? Registration for our next series of Community Garden and Involvement classes is now open. Classes are mandatory for involvement. Ask at the front desk or call the library for current gardening projects and how you can help.

The Place to be for Enjoyment

Family Retro
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Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Every Friday!

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!

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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

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. 
Wise County Community Health Improvement hosted a methamphetamine forum to discuss methamphetamine and its effects on its users, their families, and the community. 
Listen to the methamphetamine forum follow-up podcast above. The Long Overdue Podcast did an episode with the Wise County Health Improvement Initiative committee to discuss other projects, programs, and ways to help the Wise County community. You can listen to that episode as well.

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, North Richland Hills, Ponder, Roanoke, SaginawSanger, and Westworth Village.

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Click on the image for more information about The Maker Spot located at the North Richland Hills Public Library.
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