504 Cherry Street
Decatur, Al 35601
To participate in the kick-off: Drive through our Cherry Street Circle Drive Each child 12 and under in the car will get a sign-up goody bag that includes a free hardback book, courtesy of the Friends of Decatur Public Library (while supplies last) You will get a schedule of all free events for Summer Reads […]
Our friends from the North Alabama Zooligical Society will take a break from creating north Alabama’s zoo to present this story time. We’ll also have a zoo craft for kids! All are welcome.
All children are invited to this story time all about team work! Ms. Mary will read stories, lead the kids in songs, and share a fun poem. There will also be a puppet craft!
Join author Elden Walseck for a special story time featuring his unofficial MinecraftTM character “Wyoming Bones.” Designed with middle-grade readers in mind, but all are welcome. This event is part of DPL’s Readers & Writers Jubilee on June 10th. CLICK HERE for complete details about the Readers & Writers Jubilee.
In this special story time, Decatur City Schools FACT Bilingual Resource Coordinator Evelia Serrato will read the bilingual picture book My Town, Mi Pueblo. This book tells the story of cousins from opposite sides of the border who visit each other’s towns and delight in their similarities and differences. We’ll also have a craft that […]
In this special story time, local historian and author Peggy Allen Towns will tell kids about the Juneteenth holiday and read the story book Juneteenth for Mazie. We’ll also have a craft that ties in! All are welcome!
Elementary kids are invited to come play Roblox with others at the library. Group games will be played on a private server (this will keep games between people in the group only). You must have your own Roblox account to play. Please share your avatar name with Ms. Anna before the 15th.
Special guest Tammy Abusaleem from Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will read stories about diversity and community. We’ll also have a coloring page and a game! All are welcome to this free event.
All children are invited to this story time about expressing love! Ms. Mary will read stories and lead the kids in songs. There will also be a craft to go along with the stories.
Join us in the main seating area at DPL for Board Games. Bring your own game or play one of ours!
On LEGO® Morning, we’ll have our LEGO® bricks out in the Youth Services room. Kids can stop by and create at their leisure or take our challenge.
Ranger Daphne Moland from Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge will talk about the “web of life”, or wild animals relationships with each other. We’ll also have a coloring sheet and a craft! All kids are welcome to this free event.
Elementary aged kids are invited to this digital escape room based on Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man! This event is limited to 20 participants, so first-come, first-served.
Special guest Suzanne Uptain from Zaxby’s will read stories featuring chickens! We’ll also have a cut & paste craft. All are welcome to this free event.
School-aged kids are invited to this book club featuring everyone’s favorite mischievous housecat: Bad Kitty! We’ll talk about the books and do an activity that relates to the series. All are welcome.
In this special story time, a retired DPL employee will tell kids about Indian culture and read the story book Manjhi Moves A Mountain. We’ll also have a craft that ties in and a maze puzzle! All are welcome!