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5301 Kentucky Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46221
317-275-4330

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Sunrise to Sunset: Let's Be Healthy
Decatur Branch, Sep 2 10:30AM

Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch, Sep 2 10:30AM

Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch, Sep 3 10:30AM

Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch, Sep 9 10:30AM

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Decatur Branch

Decatur Branch

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Meet the Branch Manager

Gregory Hill

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Gregory Hill

Hi, my name is Gregory Hill, manager of the Decatur Branch Library. My favorite author is Dean Koontz. I also enjoy Notre Dame football, reading magazines and watching movies. The staff and I invite you to visit and learn about the programs and resources available to you at Decatur.

About Decatur Branch

Decatur Township was the first Marion County Township outside Center Township to receive a branch library. Opening on August 9, 1967 and located in a storefront location in the Marwood Shopping Center, 3373 Kentucky Ave., it was first named the Marwood Branch Library.

While serving the Mars Hill and Maywood neighborhoods north on Kentucky Ave. the branch also served the established rural areas further south in Decatur Township such as Camby, Valley Mills and West Newton. Circulation averaged around 80,000 to 90,000 annually while the collection size was around 5,500 books.

Strong library usage and encouragement from many Decatur Township residents helped bring the need and demand for a new separate library branch. Named for the township, the new Decatur Branch Public Library opened in a new location on July 2, 1990. The library was expanded from 2,400 to 11,300 square feet.

The new branch is located adjacent to Decatur Township High School and Middle School.

Branch Amenities & Services

Desktop computer icon14 Public Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office
Printer icon Color Printing Services
scanner Document Scanner
Wifi iconFree Wireless Internet Access
Files iconCopy Machine(s)
Users iconMeeting Room(s) Available for Public Reservation
Cart iconSelf-service Checkout
Credit card iconCredit Cards Accepted for Fee Payment
ABC Block icon Early Literacy Stations