Road Trip Books

What better way to celebrate summer than with a road trip. Whether you're planning an actual road trip, just doing some armchair traveling, or want to dive into an epic road novel you maybe haven't read before, this list has something for everyone.Here's a link to the list on our catalog -  Road Trip Book … [Read More]

Go Explore BINGO

Looking for an engaging literacy-based challenge for your family? Decorah Public Library is offering two BINGO challenges this summer: an “Early Literacy” bingo card designed for children 0-5 and a “Go Explore” BINGO card recommended for readers of any age. Stop by the library to pick-up your BINGO card (and to check-out our Go Explore … [Read More]

“The Blacktongue Thief” by Christopher Buehlman

The Blacktongue Thief By Christopher Buehlman   I received an ARC of The Blacktongue Thief from Macmillan-Tor/Forge in exchange for an honest review.   If you follow speculative fiction in the online book community, The Blacktongue Thief has likely been appearing over and over in your feed; it’s probably the most-buzzed-about release of 2021. This … [Read More]

Technological Dystopias

Who says summer is just for beach reads? These 9 books are technological dystopias, which is a genre that explores what happens when governments and corporations use technology to control access to resources and provide more power for the already powerful. Ironic, isn't it, that we're sharing this list on Facebook and that half of … [Read More]

Friday Field Trips on Foot

Looking for Friday morning fun?  Decorah Public Library and Upper Explorerland’s Walking School Bus are partnering to offer four Friday Field Trips on Foot during the month of June.   “We’re excited to offer this opportunity to meet up, have fun, and highlight some of the awesome resources Decorah has to offer,” says Children and Young … [Read More]

Summer Reading Bingo

Looking for an engaging literacy-based challenge for your family? Decorah Public Library is offering two BINGO challenges this summer: an “Early Literacy” bingo card designed for children 0-5 and a “Go Explore” BINGO card recommended for readers of any age. For the Early Literacy Bingo, Decorah Public Library took cues from the “Every Child Ready … [Read More]