26 October

Christmas Share Sign-up

DCL will host the Poweshiek County Christmas Share sign-up this week, from Monday, October 29 through Saturday, November 3, from 9:00 am – noon in the Board Room. You must bring a photo ID, a utility bill for proof of

19 October

Halloween Storytime!

Join us on Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 am for some spooky Halloween fun! Stories and crafts for ages 3-7. Come in your costume if you like!

04 October

Spanish Storytime!

¿Quieres pasar un rato divertido?
¡Ven a disfrutar de un cuenta cuentos en español!
Spanish is for everyone! Join us this Saturday, November 10 at 10:30 am in the Story Room for stories, songs, snacks and a craft in

28 September

Composting 101 and Growing Roses

Learn how to manage a home composting system and troubleshoot potential problems with Ajay Nair, ISU Associate Professor and Extension Vegetable Production Specialist. Then, Aaron Steil, Assistant Director of Reiman Gardens in Ames will help you learn how to grow

16 August

Strategies and Tips for Extraordinary Parenting

Ready to be an extraordinary parent? Instructor Amy Harper, Grinnell-Newburg K-12 Success Specialist, will help you understand your family’s relationships, communication styles, and more. This seven-week series is designed for parents of children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The course

25 May

Adult Summer Library Program

Are You Ready to Be a Reading Rock Star?
From June 1 through July 31, adults will have the opportunity to participate in DCL’s Summer Library Program!
Why should you participate?
If you have a child that participates in

24 May

Back to School Year Hours

From Labor Day to Memorial Day the library will be open:
Monday-Thursday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
and Sundays 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
 

25 April

Saturday Storytime – Play With Your Food

Once a month, come to Saturday Storytime for stories and a craft for ages 3-7. This month, join Sara Brown of Healthy Readers/Americorps for stories about fun food and gardens. Afterwards, make veggie stamp designs!
Saturday, April 28 at 10:30

06 April

Freegal App Updates

Freegal is announcing the launch of the all-new Freegal Music Service on April 4, 2018.  This launch is the by-product of 18 months of work which has also included the feedback of library patrons across the country.

29 March

Puppet Pals in April

Kids in Kindergarten—3rd grade are invited to come for an afternoon of puppeteering!
Learn to use and make puppets, and create unique puppet voices and personalities.
Wednesdays after school, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 3:30 – 4:45 pm in