12 June

Summer Program Activities

Check out all the wonderful things happening
at the library this summer on our
Summer Program page.
You can also follow the DCL Facebook page and Events here.

07 May

Eminent Domain Community Forum

Learn about the historic eminent domain lawsuit before the Iowa Supreme Court filed by the Iowa Sierra Club and landowners along the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Community Forum
Saturday, May 12th
11am-12:30pm in the Community Room
Coffee and

12 March

Balloon Fun Storytime

We’ll have lots of fun with balloons at our Saturday Storytime on March 17th.
Brenda will lead stories, games and crafts like this adorable pig balloon!
For kids age 3-7 and their families starting at 10:30am.

05 March

Drawing with Derek

Drawing with Derek
Area artist Derek Gibson will guide students through basic drawing techniques.
Wednesdays March 7, 14 and 21
3:30-4:45 in the Story Room
For children in 5th – 8th grades
LIMITED TO 15 PARTICIPANTS
Call the library

01 February

After School Code Club

After School Code Club is a great way for kids to explore computer coding in a relaxed and fun setting. Grinnell College Computer Science students lead the group in a series of activities, often using online coding programs like

03 January

Bookin’ It Jan. 11th

Thursday, January 11th @7pm
Come join the discussion of the book Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi led by staff member Liz Cabelli. Multiple copies of the book are available on the new book shelves.

Prizewinning author Helen

15 December

Your Local History Connection

One of the most important roles of a public library is to preserve the local history of a community.  Here at DCL that is something we take very seriously. Not only do we have a climate controlled archive space

06 December

Festival of Trees Winner Announced

The 2017 Friends of DCL Festival of Trees has once again filled the library with holiday cheer.  There are 19 trees throughout the library decorated by local organizations. Over the first weekend in December the Friends put “ballot boxes” under each

04 August

Video Tutorials for Online Resources

You can view video tutorials for most of our online resources, as well as many social media services, on our website. You should see a button at the right of your screen that says Tutorials. Click on that to see