Decorah Library Online Resources

Decorah Public Library has some fantastic new (and some existing) online resources for entertainment and education. From film streaming to ebooks, children’s programming, and other educational and entertainment content, we want to help you stay engaged and uplifted through this chaotic time. You can find it all by following our Facebook page or by visiting our website: www.decorah.lib.ia.us.

FREE Film Streaming

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free for Winneshiek County residents through Decorah Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting: https://decorah.kanopy.com/
Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
  • Your library account provides you with 10 credits (10 films) per month.
    Kanopy has also made available many
    Credit Free Films that won’t count toward your monthly allotment.
To Sign-up:
  1. Use your Library Card Number.
    1. Need your number? Message us.
    2. Need a new library card? Click HERE.
  2. Use your 10 digit phone number as your PIN (no spaces or dashes)

 

eBooks & Audiobooks

In need of new books? How about some magazines?

Try out Libby, the app for reading ebooks and listening to audiobooks on your phone or tablet. Winneshiek County Residents can access Libby with your Decorah Library card number and your 10 digit registered phone number (no spaces, no dashes).
To Sign-up:
  1. Use your Library Card Number.
    1. Need your number? Message us.
    2. Need a new library card? Click HERE.
  2. Use your 10 digit phone number as your PIN (no spaces or dashes)
Learn more about Libby at: https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

Stay Curious Content

Looking for ways to stay curious and engaged with your library? We’ve got you covered!
The Decorah Public Library has a new Stay Curious page on our website, with tons of entertainment and educational resource links from our own staff and other organizations.

Some of our own in-house family content includes:

Storytime Monday:
‣ Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Rachael will share a read-aloud on Youtube.
Stay Calm Tuesday:
‣ Look for a post or a video by Decorah Public Library staff (or Decorah community members) about art, yoga, or writing activities that your family can engage in at home.
Keep-it-Curious Wednesday:
‣ We’ll share a post or video that encourages scientific exploration and inquiry-based learning.
Sing-Along Thursday:
‣ Join Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Rachael for a shared song on Youtube.
Babytime Friday:
‣ We’ll share a post or a video for the caregivers of our library’s youngest patrons.
Look for new family content every morning at 9 am on our Facebook page, or visit our new Stay Curious page on our website: https://www.decorah.lib.ia.us/stay-curious-engage-learn-create-from-home