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 -     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]

Stroller Walks

Did you welcome a new baby in the last year? We will gather each week for a socially distanced walk through a trail or park and chat about parenting topics.  Best for children under 1 and their caregivers.  𝙒𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙘𝙖𝙣 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩: We will gather at the West Main Street entrance to the Dug Road … [Read More]

Family Yoga in the Park October

Join us for a kid-friendly outdoor movement session at Phelps Park, weather dependent. No registration required. Open to kids and adults of all ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Cancellations will be posted via Facebook by 8 am the day of the session. Sponsored by Friends of the Decorah Public Library … [Read More]

Storytime in the Park October

Join Decorah Public Library for an outdoor storytime and exploration stations at Phelps Park (shelter 1). Please bring a blanket to sit on and a water bottle so we can space out and stay hydrated. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. In the case of inclement weather, this program will be held … [Read More]

Biking Field Trips Starting Sept. 21st

Are you interested in spending time outside, exploring Decorah, and getting some miles in on your bike? Join Winneshiek County Conservation, Upper Exploreland's Walking School Bus, and Decorah Public Library for Biking Field Trips. During this four week session, we'll bike to a different destination every Tuesday and do some guided exploration. This hands on … [Read More]

YA Friday

It's #YAFriday and we're excited to kick off  National Hispanic Heritage Month.  Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  To celebrate we're spotlighting a handful … [Read More]