YA Friday

It may be summer, but we're starting to feel autumnal.  This week, for YA Friday we thought we'd try our hand at a Whimsigothic inspired reading list.  Whimsigothic, an aesthetic currently trending on Tik-Tok, is ethereal and otherworldly, playful and gothic.  For this booklist we looked for lightness and darkness, and cottagecore charm with a … [Read More]

Summer Reading Challenges: July & August

Want to stay busy and curious in the coming month? Decorah Public Library is offering two reading challenges for July/August: an “Early Literacy” bingo card designed for children 0-5 and another challenge designed for readers of any age.   These challenges are similar in structure to the ones the library offered in June, but offer … [Read More]

June Children’s Activities

1-Yoga in the Park 2-Stroller Walk 3-Baby Dance Party 7-Take-and-Make: Summer Luminaries * 7-Mikayla Oz Magic Show* 7-Dog Tales 8-Yoga in the Park 8-Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club 8-Stroller Walk 9-Crafternoon: Tissue Paper Rainbows* 10-Field Trip on Foot* 13-Storytime in the Park 14-Take-and-Make: Citrus prints* 14- Maurice Sendak Birthday Party with ArtHaus* 15-Yoga in … [Read More]

ISU Insect Zoo

Friday 7/8 11:00 am in Decorah Public Library’s Upper Mezzanine Get up close and personal with 100 species of our multi-legged friends, beetles, millipedes, walking sticks, roaches, scorpions, tarantulas and more! Learn all about why these animals are important for our environment with the help of our knowledgeable Insect Zoo staff. Ask questions about the … [Read More]