You are welcome to join our group of booklovers at 7:00 pm on Thursday evening, March 13, as we discuss The Unlikely Pilgrimmage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. No registration is required. Our next Bookin’ It meeting will be on May 8, when we will discuss this year’s All Iowa Reads selection, Little Wolves by Thomas Maltman.
Drake Community Library users are invited to participate in a discussion of The Grinnell Beowulf, a modern translation by Grinnell College students and faculty, and reflect on this work of literature and on the process of translation. Three discussion sessions will be held in the First Floor Lounge at Burling Library:
- Lines 1-1015: March 3, 7:30-9 p.m.
- Lines 1016-2245: March 10, 7:30-9 p.m.
- Lines 2246-3245: March 31, 7:30-9 p.m.
You may pick up a free copy of The Grinnell Beowulf at Drake Community Library. For more information, visit the College website here.
March’s display features books and information on Grinnell’s watersheds and what we can do to protect and manage them. The display was provided by Grinnell College students and the Center for Prairie Studies at Grinnell College.
Do you need more information about the Health Insurance Marketplace?
You may also access Affordable Care Act information via the DCL website - click here
NEED HEALTH COVERAGE?
The Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa will be here to help you navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace on these dates:
Wednesday, March 26
Wednesday, April 9
Wednesday, April 23
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please call 515-288-1516 to reserve your spot at Drake Community Library in the
Large Group Study Room.
Thanks to funding from Friends of DCL, we now provide Mango Languages as an online learning resource. Mango is free of charge to all library card holders and is an easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language.
CLICK HERE to start your online learning.
ADDED BONUS OPPORTUNITY: Through a collaboration with Grinnell College you have the opportunity to connect with a native speaking “conversation partner” for many of the languages. To sign up for a language partner, email a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.