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Frida Kahlo Birthday Party with ArtHaus

Frida Kahlo Birthday Party with ArtHaus

Wednesday, July 6 3:30-5 pm at ArtHaus Join ArtHaus to celebrate the 115th birthday of Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter known for ...
Stroller Walks: July

Stroller Walks: July

Thursday 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28 at Dug Road 9:00 am Did you welcome a new baby in the last year?  ...
Hammocks and Books: July 19

Hammocks and Books: July 19

Tuesday, 7/19: 2-3 pm Ages: 12+ Do you feel over-scheduled?  Do you need more time to hang out, read, and ...
Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club: July

Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club: July

Wednesdays in July 12:45-1:15 at John Cline Join Decorah Public Library at Kids Lunch Club.  Kids Lunch Club provides all ...
YA Friday: Recommended reads for fans of Stranger Things

YA Friday: Recommended reads for fans of Stranger Things

Are you waiting for Season 4 part 2 of Stranger Things?  Why not pass the time with a book?  Last ...
Friday Field Trips

Friday Field Trips

6/10: Friday Field Trip Decorah Fire Station 10 am-11 am Looking for Friday morning fun?  Explore Decorah with the Decorah ...
Storytime in the Park

Storytime in the Park

Dates:  4/25,  5/9, 5/16,  6/13, 6/20, 7/11, 7/18 10:00 am at Phelps Park Join Decorah Public Library for an outdoor storytime ...
Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club

Storytime at the Kids Lunch Club

Wednesdays | 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 | 12:45-1:15 at John Cline  Join Decorah Public Library at Kids Lunch Club.  Kids ...
Summer Reading Challenges

Summer Reading Challenges

Looking for an engaging literacy-based challenge for your family?  Decorah Public Library is offering two reading challenges in June: an ...
Summer Family Performances

Summer Family Performances

Mikayla Oz Magic Show 6/7 | 1 pm Direct from the Cornfields of Iowa comes a rising star in magic, ...
Bubble Stations

Bubble Stations

7/12 | 10 am Decorah Middle School’s practice fields Back by popular demand!  Absolute Science Bubble Stations is one of ...
June Children's Activities

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 ...
Dog Tales

Dog Tales

6/7, 6/21 | 4:30-5:30 pm Independent readers are welcome to join us in reading to some adorable four-legged friends. Our ...
Hammocks and Books

Hammocks and Books

6/21: 2-3 pm | Phelps Park Ages: 12+ Do you feel over-scheduled?  Do you need more time to hang out, ...
ISU Insect Zoo

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 ...
Take and make decorative image

June Take-and-Makes

We provide the supplies for a project–you pick them up at the library and do the project at home.  This ...
Take and make decorative image

July Take-and-Makes

We provide the supplies for a project–you pick them up at the library and do the project at home.  This ...
Mikayla Oz Magic Show

Mikayla Oz Magic Show

6/7 1 pm Decorah Public Library’s Upper Mezzanine Direct from the Cornfields of Iowa comes a rising star in magic, ...
International Owl Center: Build an Owl

International Owl Center: Build an Owl

6/23 11 am Decorah Public Library’s upper mezzanine Are owl eyes more like binoculars or a magnifying glass? What shape ...
Eagle Bluff: Raptors on the Road

Eagle Bluff: Raptors on the Road

6/16 11 am Decorah Public Library’s upper mezzanine Join year-round environmental learning center, Eagle Bluff, for Raptors on the Road, ...
Martika Daniels: Circus Arts Variety Show

Martika Daniels: Circus Arts Variety Show

6/28 11 am Decorah Public Library’s upper mezzanine  All ages. Internationally renowned and motivationally captivating, Martika and her one woman ...
Summer Crafternoons

Summer Crafternoons

Thursday Crafternoons 3:30-4:30 pm at Decorah Public Library Join us for some crafty fun.  All ages welcome.  Children under 8 ...

Summer Reading Challenges