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Second Saturday Sale
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Summertime means travel time so come to our sale and buy those one dollar books and paperbacks for fifty cents for a more care free vacation. Oh, and for those drivers out there, we sell many, many books-on-tape that only cost a buck. Free refreshments while you browse.

Books Between Bites
August 6, 2014, 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join Anne Pondelick as she discusses The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for the Gold at the 1936 Belin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.


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Friends of the Decatur Public Library Mission

The purposes of the Friends of the Decatur Public Library are charitable, literary and educational. These purposes are:

We hope you will consider joining us in our mission to help Decatur Public Library serve our community in the best way possible!

Katie Gross, Head of the Children's Department at Decatur Public Library had this to say:

Over the past quarter of a century that I have been head of the Children's Division, the Friends have provided, among many other things, ongoing financial support for quality summer reading programs, and birthday gift books for one-year-olds, enhancing the library's partnership with Baby TALK.  The hard work and dedication of the Friends is a real morale booster,  saying volumes about the importance of the library to people in our community.  The  Friends' efforts are integral to providing good library service at Decatur Public Library!

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