The Friends and your membership help support the following programs:

kp and book sale
Monthly used book sales

a, b, c the beatles talk
Books Between Bites- a monthly book review by various readers and authors - See Books Between Bites

new jungle book cover
Summer reading programs: for children, teens, and adults, including events and prizes

Readiculous characters  readiculous actors
READiculous

Project READ - Mission: "To help adults improve reading and math skills."

Baby TALK at the DPL

Purchase of library equipment, such as a microfilm reader, copiers, motorized carts

Young Adult Programs

master gardeners  purple flowers
Master Gardener project at DPL

Special exhibits

Staff enrichment and initiatives



Join the Friends of the Decatur Public Library!

The membership period runs from July to June of the following year. Currently, membership reflects July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017

Your Membership Entitles You To:

$5 coupon and discounts on used books and FOL merchandise Early entry to the Labor Day Book Sale Reminders of Books Between Bites and other special library events

Join the Friends Today!

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Membership Levels:

Individual: $15
Family: $25
Essayist: $50
Author: $100
Journalist: $250
Editor: $500
Publisher: $1,000+