Decatur Public Library

504 Cherry Street
Decatur, Al 35601

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LEGO Hour

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

This free event for elementary aged kids has with a 45 minute build session inspired by a challenge, followed by sharing of our creations.  

Speakeasy Book Club

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

This is the Book Club associated with the Adult Reading Challenge.  If you are interested in finding out about the Adult Reading Challenge or hearing what others are reading for the challenge, join us!  We meet from 12pm - 2pm in the Community Room at Decatur Public Library.  Visitors are welcome! For adults 18 and […]

Whooping Cranes in the Eastern Population with Stephanie Schmidt

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Come and learn all about Whooping Cranes in North America, historic threats to their population and how the International Crane Foundation is working to protect cranes in Alabama and throughout their flyways. Stephanie Schmidt is an Outreach Coordinator for the International Crane Foundation. This is a free program. Special Sunday hours are for Festival of the […]

Wild Discoveries! with Heather Montgomery, Childrens Book Author

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Slime-shooting worms, rattlesnake guts, birds that have just been discovered?  Award-winning author, naturalist and educator Heather L. Montgomery will share awesome approaches to nature ‘exploration.  Touch bones, pelts, and body parts to jumpstart your curiosity!  This free program is open to everyone. Learn more about Ms. Montgomery and her books on her website.  

Wild Discoveries! with Heather Montgomery, Childrens Book Author

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Slime-shooting worms, rattlesnake guts, birds that have just been discovered?  Award-winning author, naturalist and educator Heather L. Montgomery will share awesome approaches to nature ‘exploration.  Touch bones, pelts, and body parts to jumpstart your curiosity!  This free program is open to everyone. Learn more about Ms. Montgomery and her books on her website.  

Decatur Artist Terry Connor

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Decatur artist Terry Connor is a realistic acrylic painter.  His paintings possess great detail and are designed to create a mood, an emotion, or take you to a place.  His inspiration is God and His creation - especially landscapes, people, and animals. His work strives to be a positive influence that brightens the lives of […]

Be a Field Biologist!

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Presented by Travis Roddy Whooping Crane Outreach Assistant - Alabama with the International Crane Foundation Interested in learning about field biology techniques like crane counting, bird identification, recording leg bands, and using radio telemetry equipment?  This is the program for you!  There will be a slideshow with data sheet  to record observations and an activity/demonstration […]

Be a Field Biologist

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Interested in learning about field biology techniques like crane counting, bird identification, recording leg bands, and using radio telemetry equipment? This is the program for you! There will be a slideshow with data sheet to record observations and an activity/demonstration of the tracking equipment to get everyone involved. Participants can learn about the beautiful birds […]

LEGO Hour

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Come to our Community Room for LEGO® Hour and build something with our LEGO® bricks! (We’ll have a challenge to inspire you or just build your own thing!) For children of all ages.  

Home Sewn: Alabama’s Quilting Traditions

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

This talk examines the changes in quilting and quilting technology from the 18th to 20th centuries through the eyes of the quilt collection at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  At the end of the talk, Ryan will discuss best practices for documenting, storing, and preserving your antique (or future antique) quilts.  If you […]

LEGO Hour

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Come to our Community Room for LEGO® Hour and build something with our LEGO® bricks! (We’ll have a challenge to inspire you or just build your own thing!)   For children of all ages.  

LEGO Hour

DPL Community Room 504 Cherry St., NE, Decatur, United States

Come to our Community Room for LEGO® Hour and build something with our LEGO® bricks!   (We’ll have a challenge to inspire you or just build your own thing!)   For children of all ages.