*Special Hours* for Saturday, June 10th
Due to our Readers & Writers Jubilee event on 6/10, please note the following hour changes:
- The Friends Used Book Sale Room will close at 2pm.
- Public computers will shut down at 2pm.
- The Public Services Desk will close at 3pm.
- After 3pm only the self-check kiosks will be available.
Top Digital Resources
NewsBank provides digital news from here & around the world. Access Decatur Daily (Search 2006-Current), newspapers, journals, magazines & more from across the US. Includes 70 Alabama News Sources! (DPL card required)
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, quizzes and eBooks to help you with: basic skills in reading, writing, math & science; job search help, building workplace skills; and test prep for college & grad school admissions, U.S. Citizenship & GED®.
Adults: Connect with an expert career tutor or access helpful job search resources for: resume writing, writing a cover letter, online job search, help with online applications & interview help.
Kids: Get K-12 homework help & academic tutoring, self-study resources & test prep tools, and writing lab & drop-off reviews.
FREE tutors are available online from 10am – 11pm, daily.
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.
Newspaper Archive provides digital access to full-view historical newspapers.
Includes The Decatur Daily from 1912 – 1977 and other historic publications from Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties. (DPL card required)
Support The Library
The library is YOUR community resource and you can support it best by using its services. Visit our Friends’ page to learn about book donation and the Friends’ Used Book Sale Room. Visit our Foundation’s page to make a tax-deductible, monetary donation or learn about legacy giving. Thank you!