2022 Decorah Public Library Annual Report

Text only version below image. Click here for a downloadable pdf version. Decorah Public Library Annual Report Jan 2022 Decorah Public Library Annual Report Kristin Torresdal, Director Board of Trustees: Andrea Beckendorf, Ed Brooks, Bob Felde, Scott Fjelstul, Andrew Hageman, Shannon Horton Elliott Johnson, Cheryl Pellett, & Shanna Putnam Dibble LIBRARY UPDATES Staffing: DPL staff … [Read More]

DPL IS FINE FREE!

  Starting January 11, 2022, Decorah Public Library will no longer be collecting fines on any materials and all existing fines have been deleted from library users’ accounts. Why go fine free? Well, lots of reasons. DPL exists to provide equal access to materials and fines get in the way of that by creating a … [Read More]

January Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five 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 Calendar of Events page or you can email … [Read More]

Book Bundles

Wondering what to read next?  You tell us what you love. We pick your next read.  Fill out the form below, and a library staff member will hand-select three to five books catered to your interests. We’ll get them ready for you and prepare a bundle bag. Library staff will notify you when your items are available on our reserve … [Read More]

December Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting five 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 Calendar of Events page or you can email … [Read More]

Native American Authors

November is Native American Heritage Month, so we're kicking it off with a list of 8 novels by Native American authors! Check out our display in the library and the booklist in the catalog for these and other titles. Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When … [Read More]

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 a link to the DVDs in the catalog -  Scary Movies & TV Shows Us Accompanied by her husband, son and daughter, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a … [Read More]

Horrors & Ghosts

Are you in the mood for stories so scary you just want them to end? Here are 8 books to give you the creeps, just in time for Halloween. Here's the list in the catalog - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=27617 The Woman in Black - Susan Hill Arthur Kipps, a young solicitor, has come north from London to attend … [Read More]