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The Labor Day Book Sale Postponed - The Labor Day Book Sale is being postponed due to rising covid numbers in Macon County, and community health concerns. The board of the Friends of the Library regrets having to make this decision. We hope to have a sale next spring.

Second Saturday Book Sale - As you may know, the city is going to remodel the area we have been using as our saleroom, so we will have to vacate that room. So we will not have a space for Second Saturday Sales for a while. Next monthly sale will be in 2022. Thanks everyone for your support in 2021.

Books Between Bites - BBB on September 1st. See below. Masks required.

Honor System Book Sale Shelf - Be sure to check out our honor system book sale shelfs near the reference desks of the library, where we still have used books for sale. Be sure to check out the large print book cart!

Amazon Smile - You can help support the Friends of the Library in Decatur by signing up for the Amazon Smile program! Go to smile.amazon.com to sign up, or go to Amazon and type in Amazon Smile in the search bar. Our group name is "Friends of the Decatur Public Library Inc". All the Amazon Smile donations add up!


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Books Between Bites - The next Books Between Bites will be on September 1st at 12pm in the Madden Auditorium. Masks are required, and snacks and coffee will not be served.

In the 1920’s the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma.  After oil was discovered beneath their land, they began to be killed off one by one.  When local and state laws enforcement could not stop the murders, J. Edgar Hoover and his young Bureau of Investigation took over. Reviewer Nancy Peterson was a high school librarian for over thirty years.  Remarkably, she still likes kids and loves reading.

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Second Saturday Book Sale - There will be no more Second Saturday book sales this year. We hope to begin again early next year after relocating the sale to another area in the library.