Put down those devices. You've had enough of that this spring. It's time to get outside! But what to do? Where to go? Wouldn't it be awesome if you had a one-stop place to find ALL the trails and natural areas to explore outdoors? The DNR has a site for (most of) that! The DNR Explore Outdoor Recreation chart shows you what, where, and how far away it is from you. Simply use the form fields at left to select Door County and filter for the activities of your choice. Research in advance what facilities and resources are available at [...]
In June 2020, stay two nights at Rowleys Bay Resort in the lodge, get the third night free! Do you have cabin fever? Do you want to get out and enjoy nature, the water, the fresh air, and gorgeous scenery? Or do you just want to chill in your room? (But like, a different room than the one you've been chilling in for the past three months?) Are you cool with following all our local community standards regarding wearing masks, using sanitizer, directional signage, and social distancing? Do you want to stay somewhere committed to your health and safety? We [...]
Want to visit us in JUNE? Try one of our cottages! * Each cottage has a kitchen so you can prepare all your own meals or enjoy take-out in the comfort of your own space. * Throughout at least June, reservations are spaced with two-day gaps to allow for additional cleaning. * Three of our cottages are right on the water! * Cottage B hosts up to eight guests and has two bathrooms. * We supply all the linens, and there is a handy shopping list online for ideas of what else to bring. * Enjoy all the clean [...]
Happy Saturday! Today we're rounding out National Library Week by talking about more staff favorite BOOKS that are better than the movies. What did everyone think? How about you? Which books are better than the movies? We're on Instagram and Facebook. PS - Get your bingo cards in!
To celebrate National Library Week, we asked staff members to share their favorite books! Here we have a few recommendations in several categories, including favorite non-fiction books, favorite books to give as gifts, and favorite characters: Is there a book YOU love to give as a gift? How about a favorite character you just can't get enough of? A non-fiction book you think everyone should read? Share it with us! We're on Instagram and Facebook. PS - Get your bingo cards in!
Today is the 15th anniversary of the first YouTube video upload. Fifteen years! To help celebrate this technology during National Library Week, we're sharing videos YOU can watch on YouTube from our favorite local library service, the Door County Library system. Door County Library playlists: Lectures - learn about local spring herbs, tips for raising chickens and ducks in your backyard, literacy lessons, and more Door County Reads - covers author events from 2018 through 2020, including the most recent presentation by Leif Enger at Sturgeon Bay High School Children & Family Programs - Looking for something more wholesome for [...]
Happy Tuesday! It's National Library Week and to celebrate all things BOOKS the staff at Rowleys Bay Resort and Grandma's Swedish Bakery are sharing their favorite books for you to see. Today's theme is favorite books and series. See what we've picked: Share yours! What books and series are your absolute favs? We're on Instagram and Facebook. PS - Get your bingo cards in!
Happy Monday! That's the official word on what day it is, for those of us who are having a hard time keeping track anymore. In keeping with the spirit of Mondays and National Library Week, today we're talking about books we were forced to read but ended up liking, and some obscure finds that surprised us. Share yours! What books have you read that are super obscure must-reads or surprise hits? We're on Instagram and Facebook. PS - Get your bingo cards in!
From the American Library Association website: "The theme for National Library Week 2020, "Find your place at the library," was chosen some time ago, before any of us could imagine the emergence of a global pandemic that would force most libraries to temporarily close their physical spaces. But you can still find your place at the library because libraries are open for business online, providing the virtual services and digital content their communities need more than ever. You can access ebooks, movies, music, video games, virtual storytimes and activities, and so much more — all from the the comfort of [...]
Over the past thirty days I've spent a lot of time on Instagram. Normally, there wouldn't be anything remarkable about this - I've been posting daily for our super fun game of bingo - but the last month has been no normal month. While Door County is generally thought of as a destination, a place you have to physically visit in order to enjoy, the past few weeks have proven to me that we are a flexible lot, and if we are asked to bring Door County to you, we shall figure out how to deliver. Your favorite shops and [...]