We’ve got three great Americorps Volunteers helping with summer reading this summer. Here’s a little more about Francesca, Kaitlyn and Gaby.
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available at Drake Community Library. Library card holders who live in Grinnell or rural Poweshiek County can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting https://grinnelliowa.kanopy.com. Films
The summer program will blast off on Monday, June 10th, from 11am to 1pm. We’ll have fun activities on the patio in front of the library. Free hot dogs and drinks will be served by the Elks. Check out
The library is in our summer hours schedule beginning Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. We will be closed on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27th. Enjoy the holiday!
Books & Brews Book Club
The library is happy to partner with the Parks & Recreation Department and Peace Tree Brewing on this unique opportunity.
Registration Deadline is May 27th and must be done online through the Rec Department system.
George Drake will present an author talk with readings and sign copies of his latest publication, “Mentor: Life and Legacy of Joe Rosenfield” on Tuesday, May 28th, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, at Drake Community Library. Mr. Drake, for whom
Reflections on Peace Corps and Life in the World’s 2nd Youngest Country
Will Hamilton grew up in Grinnell and has been serving in the Peace Corps in Kosovo since 2018. Will is the son of Andy and Sarah Hamilton
May is a busy time for everyone. Children’s staff at the library spend the month of May preparing for the Summer Library Program. So during May our regular story times are put on hold to allow staff to ramp
A Celebration of Local Elite Athletes. Join KGRN Sports Director Chris Varney as he interviews top athletes from area schools about their most memorable stories of being high school athletes and their plans for continuing their athletic careers in college.
We are excited to offer a special series of story times in April featuring Kelly Robertson, certified music therapist. Kelly will lead little ones in moving, singing, and playing to boost literacy, motor development, and social and emotional skills. After