New Junior Fiction Series Titles

Do you have a middle grade or junior fiction in your household who is looking for a new series to start this summer?  We just got a number of new series in!  Today we're sharing five of them--complete with reviews and fun facts about the authors, the acclaim the books have received, the audience who … [Read More]

Promising Young Woman & The Climb

Text only version below PDF view. FilmReviews Apr13 Promising Young Woman (2020) [113m] **1/2 D: Emerald Fennel. C: Carey Mulligan, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Bo Burnham, Allison Brie, Gabriel Olivia, Molly Shannon, Chris Lowell, Max Greenfield, Alfred Molina. A med-student dropout (Mulligan) tends a coffee shop by day, but in the twilight hours … [Read More]

Find-It Tuesday

We love: board books!  Board books provide babies with sensory experiences, joyful experiences of reading, and content specifically tailored to their developmental needs all in a durable format.  You can find these brand new additions to our board book collection on display in the library.Want board books via curbside?  Although board books are not available … [Read More]

YA Friday

Are you hungry for a good book?  Whether you're looking for a cozy read to enjoy on the couch while our lawns and gardens enjoy needed rain or a lushly descriptive book to read outside while you enjoy warm sun Decorah Public Library has you covered.#keepreading #yaFriday [Read More]

Friends of Decorah Public Library Annual Meeting

Local Author Amy Weldon Presents “Weaving the Cloth of Historical Fiction” at the Annual Meeting of Friends of the Decorah Public Library On Monday, April 26th, at 7:00 p.m. the Friends of the Decorah Public Library will hold their annual meeting (digitally via Zoom) with featured speaker Dr. Amy Weldon, English Professor at Luther College.  … [Read More]

Find-It Tuesday

“How do you distinguish Y.A. [youth adult] books from adult fiction? Partly voice, but my own personal ethos is that Y.A. requires hope.” -Elizabeth Acevedo You can find Acevedo’s books–Poet X, With the Fire on High, and Clap When You Land–at Decorah Public Library.  (If you’re looking for a book to read for National Poetry Month Poet X and Clap … [Read More]