January Children’s Activities

1-Winter Break Reading Challenge Ends 6-Baby Dance Party 10-Take-and-Make: MLK Luminaries* 10-Dog Tales 10-Open Gym at Luther 11-Cozy Storytime 11-Winter Field Trip* 13-Family Yoga at Driftless Yoga Center 13- Bookwalk at Phelps Park Begins  17-Take-and-Make: Popsicle Stick Sled* 17-Open Gym at Luther 18-Cozy Storytime 18-Winter Field Trip* 20-Family Yoga at Driftless Yoga Center  24-Take-and-Make:  Ice … [Read More]

Take-and-Make Winter/Spring Sessions

We provide the supplies for a project–you pick them up at the library and do the project at home.  We’ve shifted to a monthly sign-up model in order to support a busy program schedule while still providing fun at-home projects.  Projects may include some overlapping supplies.  Sign-up before the beginning of each month.  Pick-up your project each … [Read More]

Fandom Friday

It's Fandom Friday and this week we're highlighting: Star Wars!  From nonfiction about the real life historical events that inspired the series to Carrie Fisher's memoir to new spinoff fiction series there's something for every fan at Decorah Public Library.

YA Friday: In a League of their Own

Happy Friday!  Looking for something to read after finishing the new League of their Own Television series?  We've got a list of books for you!  This list includes titles ranging from junior fiction through adult fiction and nonfiction.What are you watching these days?  We're always looking for ideas of what television or movie inspired booklists … [Read More]

YA Friday: Halloween

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and spooky season is upon us.  Looking for ways to embrace it?  This #YAFriday we're sharing Halloween reads. 

YA Friday: Graphic Novels

How do you balance a busy schedule with that autumnal desire to curl up with a book? Check-out a graphic novel! This YA Friday we're spotlighting graphic novels for fans of YA fiction.

YA Friday: Cozy Graphic Novels

It’s September and this YA Friday we’re in the mood to curl up with a baked good and a book. Looking for something autumnal to read this weekend? Check-out our list of cozy graphic novels...for art and autumn ethusiasts of all ages. [Read More]

YA Friday: Hopepunk

It's YA Friday and this week we're spotlighting: Hopepunk, a subgenre of speculative fiction, fantasy, and scifi. Works in the hopepunk subgenre are about characters fighting for positive change, radical kindness, and communal responses to challenges.  According to Alexandra Rowland, who coined the term on Tumblr, "Hopepunk isn’t ever about submission or acceptance: It’s about … [Read More]

August Children’s Activities

Note: We're taking a brief break in programming during August to plan for fall 8/18-Stroller Walk 8/18-Naturebrary 8/19-Baby Dance Party 8/25-Stroller Walk Save the date: Mississippi River Ocean Odyssey Touch Tanks are coming to DPL 9/17! See our Calendar of Events for details and registration.