This Week’s Activities for Children and Teens

summer schedule June 27 - July 1


Jump, Jive and Wail

jumping kids

Wednesday, June 29 at 1:00 p.m.

For school age kids, kindergarten and older.

Come alive with Faythe Kubik as she encourages children through creative movement and play, helping children grow and learn. Please register for this program by calling the library at 236-2661 or by emailing Karen at



Code4Kids starts Monday, June 13

Who: Kids entering 3rd-6th grades

What: Learn “Scratch,” an online computer coding program for kids. Create cute pages and simple games.

When: Mondays, June 13-July 25, 1:00-2:00 pm

Where: Drake Community Library children’s area

What do you need?  If you have your own laptop computer bring that, if not SIGN UP to use one of the library computers. Space is limited, so sign up now for an individual date or series of dates. 236-2661


Grinnell History Book

Available June 6th @the library

Book cover

Copies of the newly revised “Grinnell: Our Prairie Town” will be available at the library for $12 while supplies last. This is the book used by all area 3rd graders during their local history session.

All proceeds of the sale go to support the Grinnell Historical Museum.

Summer Hours Now in Effect

We are in summer hours Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Weekdays except Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 8:00
  • Saturday: 10:00-5:00
  • Sunday: Closed

Free summer classes for Adults


Once again DCL will host the summer ACES programs offered by Grinnell College to area residents free of charge. Classes meet on Wednesdays from 10-11:30am in the Community Room. This years series will include (2 weeks on each topic): The Psychology of Humor; Word and Image; Archeoastronomy; Climate Change and the Paris Accord. See full details and register at

Reading Program for Adults!

Through the end of June

Exercise your Mind. Read!Why should the kids have all the fun with the summer reading program! During the months of May and June DCL will offer a reading program to encourage adults to Exercise you minds – READ!

You’ll receive a book bag when you sign up. And for every 4 books you check out you will be entered in a drawing to win prizes – including gift cards, a certificate for a massage, and more!