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It’s hard to believe, but every year the Decorah Public Library allows me to perform story time in their Adult Reading Lounge! This morning was no different!

The upper level is also home to fancy museum-quality art! There, you can stare all you want, just as long as you don’t touch.

The best part of being in the grown-up section of the library is that it is easy to find dads willing to groove out.

Perhaps the theme for this summer should [...]

Home Sweet Home!

I always enjoy visiting with the friendly citizens at the Decorah Public Library!

They all love to “Dig Into Reading!”

You always have to remember, if you’re going to do any sort of digging, you might encounter some creepy crawlies!

But you also might happen upon some really cool things, too, like dragon eggs!

After Decorah, I headed over the rainbow to the Ossian Public Library!

They have some really amazing hidden passages in their bookcases!

They have been the first library to make me sign [...]

Where’s the Grump?

It wouldn’t be a Reading Road Trip without a stop at the Decorah Public Library!

Why did no one tell me I was supposed to wear my Creature Power Suit from Wild Kratts?

A Creature Power Suit would definitely help keep wild animals from sneaking up on people in the dark.

And some extra creature detection would certainly make eating late-night S’mores much more enjoyable!

Now I know I’m moving up in the world! My afternoon story time at the Maynard Public Library was [...]

Birds, Flies, and Frogs!

It is amazing that every year I’ve visited the Decorah Public Library the crowds just get bigger and bigger.

Someone in the audience had accidentally taken a parking spot reserved for “Mother Goose!”

This made her very unhappy and she sent some of her feathery friends to chase me out of the library.

I was able to escape just before another bird tried to carry me off! Luckily I had time to claim a fabulous thank-you gift!

Next, it was off to an [...]

Something’s Gumming up the Plumbing!

My morning started at the Alta Vista Public Library. McGruff the Crime Dog told me story time was to be held in the community center.

It was a nice big building with awesome wooden floors. It made a great place for a quick game of bowling.

They did have to do a little set up to clear room for story time, but I was glad to help.

It was a fun crowd for my first visit to Alta Vista!

Next it was [...]