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 - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=27345 The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook - Emily Von Euw With her spectacular photography and witty banter, Emily envelops all of your senses with this … [Read More]

Orange Shirt Day

Today Canadians observe Orange Shirt Day-- also known as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It was created as an observance in 2013 and is designed to educate people a about the Indian residential school system and the impact it has had on Indigenous communities for over a century. Interested in learning more about … [Read More]

October Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book. Zoom links are available on the Library’s website or you can email ktorresdal@decorahlibrary.org to be … [Read More]

Mississippi River Life 1 PM Session

Saturday, November 13 @ 1 PM Mussels, snakes and beavers; each species has a niche or role in the environment. Through the use of pelts and other hands-on items, participants will explore animals that call the Mississippi River home.  Sponsored by the Friends of Decorah Public Library and the Marion E. Jerome Foundation.Presented by the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, this program … [Read More]

Mississippi River Life 11 AM Session

Saturday, November 13 @ 11 AM Mussels, snakes and beavers; each species has a niche or role in the environment. Through the use of pelts and other hands-on items, participants will explore animals that call the Mississippi River home.  Sponsored by the Friends of Decorah Public Library and the Marion E. Jerome Foundation.Presented by the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, this program … [Read More]

Mississippi River Life

Saturday, November 13 @ 11am and 1pm Mussels, snakes and beavers; each species has a niche or role in the environment. Through the use of pelts and other hands-on items, participants will explore animals that call the Mississippi River home.  Sponsored by the Friends of Decorah Public Library and the Marion E. Jerome Foundation.Presented by the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, 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 -  https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=27299     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]

Teen Drop-In Volunteering

Thursday, October 7, 14, 21 3:15-4:15 In need of volunteer hours?  DPL has drop in volunteer opportunities for youth ages 12+. Work may include : packing take-and-makes, creating displays, cleaning, and other projects.