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 codeing 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

23 October

Monster Mash! Halloween Storytime

Saturday, Oct. 28th
10:30am in the Storyroom
For kids ages 3-7
Families welcome!
Come find out who the monster reader is for our special storytime!
Come in costume if you’d like and plan to have some fun!

02 October

Muggle Academy

Every Wednesday in October
After school from 3:30-4:45
in the Story Room for all school-age children

Come celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter fun with wizarding world games, crafts and snacks. For all school age children after school on

26 September

Monday Night Movies

We have a great movie for Halloween Eve — don’t miss our Movie Monday showing of  The Haunting of Molly Hartley , a 2008 supernatural horror film. Snacks, as always, will be provided, or feel free to bring your

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