Sweet Tooth YA Friday

Did you watch the Netflix show Sweet Tooth--a post-apocalyptic story where a boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning?  Are you looking for books with a similar vibe?  This YAFriday we have you covered.  Whether you're looking for cabincore aesthetics, post apocalyptic fiction (with a dash of innocence and whimsy), or stories … [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]

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 -  https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=27299     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]

Campus Novels

Summer is ending and school is starting, so here are 8 novels set on college campuses. Not sure where to start? We recommend The Secret History. Here's a link to this list in the catalog - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=26873 Wonder Boys - Michael Chabon A wildly successful first novel made Grady Tripp a young star, and seven years … [Read More]


This week, we've got a list of books to help you make sense of your world! Check out these books about historical maps, making your own maps, maps of imaginary places, and the ways maps have shaped the world as we know it. Here's a link to these books in the library's catalog -  https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=26803 The … [Read More]

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 recently-published retelling and reimagining of classic myths by women.You can find all these titles in the library's catalog here - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=26731 Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse While most of the world has drowned beneath the … [Read More]

Nordic Books

It's Nordic Fest in Decorah this week, so here are 8 books that explore the 5 Nordic countries. (We'll save you the google search - Nordic usually refers to Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. Scandinavia is usually just Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.) Stop in during the fest for the AC, a comfy chair and … [Read More]