It's #YAFriday and we love NONFICTION. This week we're highlighting some new additions to our nonfiction section. Whether you want to learn about robots, art, football, or friendship we've got books for you.
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]
October 5 & 19 | 5:30-6:30 pm Independent readers are welcome to join us in reading to some adorable four-legged friends. Our visitors are certified therapy dogs (with their trainers), and are more than excited to see you.
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]
It's #YAFriday, equinox is next week, October is fast approaching, and we're highlighting spooky season graphic novels. Whether you're looking for witchy whimsy, lonely laundry ghosts, or haunted malls we've got a book for you.
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]
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]
We often get requests for book bundles or book recommendations for readers who love the outdoors, adventure, and survival stories. Over the past year, we've been trying to add new titles to our collection that meet that need. We're super excited and proud to share these new(ish) additions to the collection that we purchased with … [Read More]
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]
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]