This #YAFriday we’re sharing a DPL reader recommendation. What YA books are you loving?
For #lovinglibraries Thursday we’re taking a moment to shout-out Bridges and all the great digital content the State of Iowa library has added to the platform this summer. As a Decorah Public Library member you have access to books, audiobooks, and even videos via Bridges. Many of you have been using Bridges this spring and … [Read More]
Do you ever feel a little bit grumpy or bored or squirrelly? Us too. In this video Mikah Jaschke from Root to Rise Community yoga tells us forward folds can us feel a bit little less agitated. Join her, and us, for this eight minute child and family friendly yoga practice. [Read More]
It’s #findit Tuesday and we’re finding things to look forward to. What are you excited about this week?
It’s YA Friday and we’re sharing some nonfiction books–including two memoirs written in verse. Do you read YA nonfiction? What about novels or memoirs written in verse? We’d love to hear some of your favorites!
Today for #lovinglibraries Thursday we wanted to share this article about an awesome Lego sculpture Bangor High School sophomore Beckett Mundell-Wood created of the Bangor Public Library in Bangor, Maine.Anyone inspired to create a Lego Decorah Public Library? If so, we’d love to see a photo of your creation! https://www.facebook.com/YourBangorPublicLibrary/posts/10158382081193798?__tn__=-R [Read More]
It’s #findit Tuesday and we want to share an opportunity to play Driftless Journeys BINGO. We feel so grateful to be located in beautiful Decorah and hope you’re finding ways to explore and enjoy the Driftless this summer. Click the link below for details. http://decorahnewspaperseeditions.com/main.asp?sectionid=3&subsectionid=562&PageID=2
We love yoga with Mikah! This week’s 8 minute family-friendly practice is themed around sunshine.
It’s YA Friday and our Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Rachael Button is sharing three books from DPL’s collection that are on her reading list. She is one of those adults that grew into instead of out of YA literature. In fact, she has read far more young adult novels as an adult than she ever read as a … [Read More]
Today we’re #lovinglibraries by giving love to some amazing authors and illustrators and alerting you to a really amazing opportunity. Today the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators is hosting an event called, “Sticks and Stones: The Stories We Tell.” During this event 10 BIPOC (black, Indigenous and people of color) authors and illustrators will discuss using … [Read More]