February Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting six book discussions in February. 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]

Coffee and Creativity: February Activities

Decorah Public Library is continuing the Coffee and Creativity program series designed to help build community while being creative. Participants can make simple craft projects while chatting over coffee from 10-11:30 AM on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.    The sessions will be led by Lea Lovelace, an arts educator with years of … [Read More]

January Children’s Activities

1-Winter Break Reading Challenge Ends 6-Baby Dance Party 10-Take-and-Make: MLK Luminaries* 10-Dog Tales 10-Open Gym at Luther 11-Cozy Storytime 11-Winter Field Trip* 13-Family Yoga at Driftless Yoga Center 13- Bookwalk at Phelps Park Begins  17-Take-and-Make: Popsicle Stick Sled* 17-Open Gym at Luther 18-Cozy Storytime 18-Winter Field Trip* 20-Family Yoga at Driftless Yoga Center  24-Take-and-Make:  Ice … [Read More]

January Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting six book discussions in January. 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]

Take-and-Make Winter/Spring Sessions

We provide the supplies for a project–you pick them up at the library and do the project at home.  We’ve shifted to a monthly sign-up model in order to support a busy program schedule while still providing fun at-home projects.  Projects may include some overlapping supplies.  Sign-up before the beginning of each month.  Pick-up your project each … [Read More]

December Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting six book discussions in December. 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]

Fandom Friday

It's Fandom Friday and this week we're highlighting: Star Wars!  From nonfiction about the real life historical events that inspired the series to Carrie Fisher's memoir to new spinoff fiction series there's something for every fan at Decorah Public Library.

Power of Attorney

  Decorah Public Library is hosting a free presentation on power of attorney by staff of Iowa Legal Aid at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, December 13th. The presentation will take place in the library’s lower level meeting room. This educational program by Iowa Legal Aid lawyers will cover topics related to power of attorney. “It … [Read More]

Local Celebrities, Secret Identities Series

Decorah Public Library is launching a new monthly program series called “Local Celebrities, Secret Identities” designed to highlight interesting work being done by members of the community. The first program in the series is called “Story Sharing in the Driftless: 15 years of Inspire(d) Media” and will feature Aryn Henning Nichols and Benji Nichols. The … [Read More]

YA Friday: In a League of their Own

Happy Friday!  Looking for something to read after finishing the new League of their Own Television series?  We've got a list of books for you!  This list includes titles ranging from junior fiction through adult fiction and nonfiction.What are you watching these days?  We're always looking for ideas of what television or movie inspired booklists … [Read More]