Decorah Public Library Receives National Grant

Decorah Public Library has been selected as one of 310 libraries nationwide to participate in round two of Libraries Transforming Communities: Accessible Small and Rural Communities, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that provides community engagement and accessibility resources to small and rural libraries to help them better serve people with disabilities. The competitive award … [Read More]

Email Scam Alert 

We have heard of recent scam emails circulating in our area asking people to pay for an overdue item via an online link. We do send out overdue notices via email from time to time. However, we do not charge late fees and we do not ask you to pay online. If you ever have … [Read More]

Increased Renewal Limits!

RENEWx2! Enjoy more time with materials from DPL! Library users can now renew materials two times. To renew an item, call the library or stop in to the front desk. You may also renew online:  - Log into your account (top right corner of the online catalog)  - Click the "Items Out/Renewals" tab  - Click … [Read More]

2023 Decorah Public Library Annual Report

Text only version below image. Click here for a downloadable pdf version. Decorah Public Library Annual Report Jan 2023 Decorah Public Library Annual Report Kristin Torresdal, Director & Zach Row-Heyveld, Assistant Director Board of Trustees: Andrea Beckendorf (President), Andrew Hageman (Vice President), Shanna Putnam Dibble (Secretary, Rural Representative), Scott Fjelstul, Shannon Horton, Elliott Johnson, Maria … [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]