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]

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]