Friday Field Trips

6/10: Friday Field Trip Decorah Fire Station 10 am-11 am Looking for Friday morning fun?  Explore Decorah with the Decorah Public Library and Upper Explorerland’s Walking School Bus!  This week we’ll be meeting at the library and walking to the Decorah Fire Station where we’ll take a tour. Participants of all ages are invited but … [Read More]

Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club

Wednesdays | 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 | 12:45-1:15 at John Cline  Join Decorah Public Library at Kids Lunch Club.  Kids Lunch Club provides all area kids with free, fresh, and nutritious grab-and-go lunches all summer long! All area youth are invited to pick-up free “grab-and-go” style lunches on weekdays throughout the summer.  This summer the … [Read More]

Summer Family Performances

6/7 | 1 pm Direct from the Cornfields of Iowa comes a rising star in magic, Mikayla Oz. Mikayla has recently been featured on the Travel Channel's Magic Caught on Camera Show and Penn & Tellers: Try This at Home TV Special. She combines magic, comedy and storytelling to make a truly unforgettable show! Registration … [Read More]

Bubble Stations

7/12 | 10 am Decorah Middle School’s practice fields Back by popular demand!  Absolute Science Bubble Stations is one of the largest Mobile Bubble Outdoor Programs in the United States. With long-lasting, hand-made bubble solution, and hundreds of wands of different shapes and sizes from all over the world, this program is a wonderful hands-on … [Read More]

June Children’s Activities

1-Yoga in the Park 2-Stroller Walk 3-Baby Dance Party 7-Take-and-Make: Summer Luminaries * 7-Mikayla Oz Magic Show* 7-Dog Tales 8-Yoga in the Park 8-Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club 8-Stroller Walk 9-Crafternoon: Tissue Paper Rainbows* 10-Field Trip on Foot* 13-Storytime in the Park 14-Take-and-Make: Citrus prints* 14- Maurice Sendak Birthday Party with ArtHaus* 15-Yoga in … [Read More]

Dog Tales

6/7, 6/21 | 4:30-5:30 pm Independent readers are welcome to join us in reading to some adorable four-legged friends. Our visitors are certified therapy dogs (with their trainers), and are more than excited to see you. What you can expect:  This drop-in program invites emerging readers to read with a certified therapy dog and their trainer.  … [Read More]

Hammocks and Books

6/21: 2-3 pm | Phelps Park Ages: 12+ Do you feel over-scheduled?  Do you need more time to hang out, read, and enjoy the outdoors?  Join us in Phelps Park for some outdoor chill time!  You bring a book, a hammock (if you have one) and, if you want, a friend.  We’ll provide a snack … [Read More]

ISU Insect Zoo

Friday 7/8 11:00 am in Decorah Public Library’s Upper Mezzanine Get up close and personal with 100 species of our multi-legged friends, beetles, millipedes, walking sticks, roaches, scorpions, tarantulas and more! Learn all about why these animals are important for our environment with the help of our knowledgeable Insect Zoo staff. Ask questions about the … [Read More]

June Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting nine book discussions in June. 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]