13 February

Smithsonian in Grinnell: Hometown Teams

The library is happy to host the Smithsonian Exhibition “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape American” through April 20th. The display is set up throughout the library. The exhibit is sponsored and coordinated by Grinnell College. Read more about it

01 February

Karla’s Book Krewe

Karla’s Book Krewe will meet Wednesdays in February from 3:30-4:45. They’ll be¬†reading The Real Boy, by Anne Ursu,
Oscar is a shop boy for the most powerful magician in the village. Oscar’s world is small and he likes it that

01 February

After School Code Club

Tuesdays starting in February
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

29 January

eBooks & eAudiobooks

Can’t make it to the library to get a book? No problem! We’ve got two wonderful services that you can use from the comfort of your own home 24/7 and regardless of the weather!¬† Bridges if the name of

17 December

Holiday Hours

The library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to allow our staff to celebrate with their families.
We are open our usual hours every other day.
We will close at 5pm on New Year’s Eve and

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
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