December Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five book discussions in December. The groups are open to the public and newcomers ...
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Native American Authors

November is Native American Heritage Month, so we're kicking it off with a list of 8 novels by Native American ...
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November Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five book discussions in November. The groups are open to the public and newcomers ...
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Scary Movies & TV

It's spooky season, so here are 8 scary movies and TV shows on DVD for you to check out! Here's ...
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Horrors & Ghosts

Are you in the mood for stories so scary you just want them to end? Here are 8 books to ...
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Hispanic-American Nonfiction

Hispanic-American Heritage month continues until October 15, so we're sharing another list of books by and about Hispanic-Americans. Check out ...
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New Cookbooks

If you're stuck in a cooking rut (or feeling the travel bug), check out one of these great new cookbooks ...
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October Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five book discussions in October. The groups are open to the public and newcomers ...
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New Hobbies

Do you need a new hobby? Here are 8 books to help you get your hands busy! Here's the list ...
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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 ...
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Tired of your space? Check out these books for redecoration inspiration!  Here they are in the catalog - City Farmhouse ...
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Movie Night Bundles

Tired of trying to decide what to watch? We're here to help! Decorah Public Library is launching a new service ...
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Westerns Upended

Horses. Cowboys. Gunfights. Genderfluid outlaws? If you've written off Westerns because of their stereotypes, make like Annie Oakley and give ...
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September Book Groups

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in September. The groups are open to the public and newcomers ...
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Contemporary Poetry

Wondering if you should be reading more poetry? Here are 8 collections to spend time exploring. Here's the list in ...
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Campus Novels

Summer is ending and school is starting, so here are 8 novels set on college campuses. Not sure where to ...
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Left-Field Short Story Collections by Women

Call them magical realism, call them fairytale-esque, call them gothic body horror, call them speculative fiction, call them whatever you ...
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This week, we've got a list of books to help you make sense of your world! Check out these books ...
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Myths Retold By Women

Love. War. Deceit. Betrayal. Tricksters. Gods. Trickster Gods. Mythology has it all. Here's a selection of some of the best ...
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Nordic Books

It's Nordic Fest in Decorah this week, so here are 8 books that explore the 5 Nordic countries. (We'll save ...
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Essay Collections

This week, we've got a list of essay collections for you. From John Green's funny, deeply humane Anthropocene Reviewed to ...
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New Romance Novels Pt. 2

Welcome to Round 2 of our New Romance Novels List! Eagle-eyed readers will notice we're using the same intro as ...
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New Romance Novels Pt. 1

It's hot and steamy outside, so pick up a book to match. New contemporary and historical romance novels just hit ...
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Graphic Novels and Memoirs

Picture books aren't just for kids! This week, we've got a list of 10 graphic novels and memoirs for adults ...
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Grab-and-Go Reserves Starting June 1st!

Starting on June 1, curbside pickup and reserves will be merged into Grab-and-Go Reserves. Anything you place on reserve will ...
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Road Trip Books

Road Trip Books

What better way to celebrate summer than with a road trip. Whether you're planning an actual road trip, just doing ...
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By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They’ve even built humans. Immigrants to Mars receive androids so sophisticated they are indistinguishable from true men or women. Fearful of the havoc these artificial humans can wreak, the government bans them from Earth. Driven into hiding, unauthorized androids live among human beings, undetected. Rick Deckard, an officially sanctioned bounty hunter, is commissioned to find rogue androids and “retire” them. But when cornered, androids fight back—with lethal force.

Technological Dystopias

Who says summer is just for beach reads? These 9 books are technological dystopias, which is a genre that explores ...
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Summer Reading Bingo

Looking for an engaging literacy-based challenge for your family? Decorah Public Library is offering two BINGO challenges this summer: an ...
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Iowa Books

Iowa Books

Looking to read something local(ish)? Here are 9 books set in or about Iowa for your next read. Use this ...
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

We’re celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with 10 books from diverse APA authors. These run the gamut from deeply ...
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