YA Friday

Feeling impatient about the delayed release date of season 4 of Stranger Things?  We're here to help!  This week we're highlighting books that fans of the show might like--from 80s nostalgia to supernatural vibes to shadow worlds lurking just below our awareness--this book list will keep you on the edge of your seat while you … [Read More]

Loving Libraries Thursday – Grandparents

This Thursday we're loving: grandparents!  During COVID-19 closures we've noticed so many grandparents in our community using the library to support their grandchildren--even from afar.  From Zoom storytimes to signing up for Take-and-Makes, we've loved seeing the creative ways grandparents in our community have shown care over the past year.   [Read More]


Do you love Decorah Public Library’s Facebook booklists? Would you like a way to reference and refer back to them without scrolling through all the library’s social media? We’re beginning the process of adding some of our recent booklists to a Wakelet page–making them easy for you to access and refer back to as you … [Read More]

“Sorrowland” by Rivers Solomon

Sorrowland By Rivers Solomon   I received an ARC of Sorrowland from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in exchange for an honest review.   I’m always on the lookout for books by authors who aren’t cishet white men, and given the rave reviews for Solomon’s debut An Unkindness of Ghosts, I was eagerly anticipating Sorrowland. I … [Read More]

YA Friday

It's #YAFriday!  This week we're highlighting books that fans of the Netflix show She-Ra: Princesses of Power might enjoy.  It's be part of a "recommended reads for fans of" series of booklists we'll be doing over the coming weeks.  On deck are: Stranger Things, Avatar, and Studio Ghibli.  Let us know if there's any booklists … [Read More]

Find-it Tuesday

This Thursday, April 22, is Earth Day.  Looking for books to celebrate?  This #findit Tuesday we're sharing some of our favorite picture books that highlight the beauty and wonder of the natural world.