Loving Libraries Thursday

For #lovinglibraries Thursday we’re taking a moment to shout-out Bridges and all the great digital content the State of Iowa library has added to the platform this summer. As a Decorah Public Library member you have access to books, audiobooks, and even videos via Bridges. Many of you have been using Bridges this spring and … [Read More]

Stay Calm Tuesday July 28

Do you ever feel a little bit grumpy or bored or squirrelly?   Us too.  In this video Mikah Jaschke from Root to Rise Community yoga tells us forward folds can us feel a bit little less agitated.  Join her, and us, for this eight minute child and family friendly yoga practice. [Read More]

Take-and-Make Monday: Friendship Bracelets for Aug. 10

Take-and-Make Monday: Friendship Bracelets 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙢𝙞𝙨𝙚: We  provide the supplies for a project–you pick them up at the library (your bag of supplies will be with the curbside books) and do the project at home. This week our Take-and-Make project is: Friendship Bracelets We’ll  provide registered participants with colorful embroidery floss and some basic directions.  … [Read More]

YA Friday

It’s YA Friday and we’re sharing some nonfiction books–including two memoirs written in verse.  Do you read YA nonfiction?  What about novels or memoirs written in verse?  We’d love to hear some of your favorites!

Loving Libraries Thursday

Today for #lovinglibraries Thursday we wanted to share this article about an awesome Lego sculpture Bangor High School sophomore Beckett Mundell-Wood created of the Bangor Public Library in Bangor, Maine.Anyone inspired to create a Lego Decorah Public Library?  If so, we’d love to see a photo of your creation! We are blown away by this incredible Lego … [Read More]

Find-It Tuesday

It’s #findit Tuesday and we want to share an opportunity to play Driftless Journeys BINGO.  We feel so grateful to be located in beautiful Decorah and hope you’re finding ways to explore and enjoy the Driftless this summer. Click the link below for details. http://decorahnewspaperseeditions.com/main.asp?sectionid=3&subsectionid=562&PageID=2  

YA Friday

It’s YA Friday and our Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Rachael Button is sharing three books from DPL’s collection that are on her reading list.  She is one of those adults that grew into instead of out of YA literature.  In fact, she has read far more young adult novels as an adult than she ever read as a … [Read More]