New Cookbooks

If you're stuck in a cooking rut (or feeling the travel bug), check out one of these great new cookbooks from around the globe.  Here's the list in the catalog - The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook - Emily Von Euw With her spectacular photography and witty banter, Emily envelops all of your senses with this … [Read More]

New Hobbies

Do you need a new hobby? Here are 8 books to help you get your hands busy! Here's the list in the library's catalog -     The Wild Dyer - Abigail Booth Fabrics colored with natural dyes have a beauty and subtlety all of their own. Onion and avocado skins, chamomile and birch bark, … [Read More]

Contemporary Hispanic-American Fiction

It's Hispanic American Heritage Month and we're kicking it off with a collection of contemporary fiction from Hispanic American authors. Drop in and check out the displays on either side of the library for these and other titles. We'll have another list later in the month focusing on memoirs, biographies, and non-fiction. Checkout our list … [Read More]


Tired of your space? Check out these books for redecoration inspiration!  Here they are in the catalog - City Farmhouse Style - Kim Leggett Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is … [Read More]

Movie Night Bundles

Tired of trying to decide what to watch? We're here to help! Decorah Public Library is launching a new service called Movie Night Bundles. Each week, DPL staff will select movies based around a theme and bag them up with some microwave popcorn. You choose the bundle that fits your mood and settle in to … [Read More]

Westerns Upended

Horses. Cowboys. Gunfights. Genderfluid outlaws? If you've written off Westerns because of their stereotypes, make like Annie Oakley and give one of these books a shot. They upend the conventions of the genre in new and interesting ways. Here is the booklist in the catalog - The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt Hermann Kermit … [Read More]