It’s yoga Tuesday and this Mikah from Root to Rise Holistic Wellness is leading us in balancing yoga. Join us for this short practice!
Did you know that it's Banned Book Week? Banned Books Week (September 27 - October 3, 2020) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. This #finditTueday we're highlighting some books that have banned or challenged sometime in their history that you can find (and check-out) at Decorah Public Library. [Read More]
It's almost October and this #YAFriday we are sharing some Halloween season book recommendations. Our Children's and Young Adult Librarian Rachael loves ghost stories because of the range of issues they can address. In ghost stories the abstract becomes concrete and often the characters are forced to face a past that haunts them. From haunted … [Read More]
The Once and Future Witches By Alix E. Harrow I received an ARC of The Once and Future Witches from Redhook Books in exchange for an honest review. Alix E. Harrow’s debut, The Ten Thousand Doors of January, made it clear that she was a writer to watch. Her follow-up, The Once and … [Read More]
It’s #lovinglibraries Thursday and today we’re loving Libby–the app where you can borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from the library for free. Want some inspiration for what to read? This compact challenge will help get you started. Plus, it’s completely customizable for readers who prefer picture books, nonfiction, poetry, murder mysteries, graphic novels, etc! … [Read More]
Happy equinox! To celebrate the first day of fall Mikah from Root to Rise Holistic Wellness is leading us in a equinox-themed all ages yoga practice. This short video (<10 minutes) is beginner friendly and welcoming for children of all ages.
We love that feeling of finding BRAND NEW books on Decorah Public Library's shelf. This #findit Tuesday we're introducing you to some of the picture books that NEWLY available for check-out. Happy reading!
Best Of The Decade Like Father Like Son (2013) Text Only Version Hirokazu Koreeda’s Like Father, Like Son (2013) boldly questions the explanation of what constitutes as “family.” The multi-talented Masaharu Fukuyama lays out, in heartbreaking earnestness, a typical Japanese businessman driven by ambition and success, only to have his world come to a screeching … [Read More]
It's YA Friday and the first Friday of Hispanic National Heritage month. Why not celebrate with a book? This week we're sharing some Junior Fiction and Young Adult books from our collection by Hispanic authors.
This #lovinglibrariesThursday we’re reminding you that you have less than two weeks to complete the census. Your response helps determine billions in funding for your local community and state helping fund everything from schools, to roads, to emergency services. Go now to 2020Census.gov. or Call 844-330-2020 #IowaCounts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=df6_rDFyVOQ [Read More]