Kate has been the owner and manager of Dragonfly Books since she founded the store in 2011. She recently purchased the the 1894 building where her store is located in the heart of Decorah's dense shopping district. Kate has a master's in Library Science and spent over 20 years in university and college libraries in positions ranging from health sciences reference librarian to an instructional librarian. She also formally studied finance and worked as a financial advisor for a few years. She has served on multiple boards such as the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, Decorah Community School Foundation Board, Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and others.
112 W Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101
Independent Bookstore Member
Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Nonfiction, Romance, Young Adult