01 November

Fantastic Beasts After School Program

Come celebrate the opening of the new movie featuring the amazing creatures of Harry Potter’s world. There will be activities, crafts, games and snacks! Recommended for 3rd – 7th grades. Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, from

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

28 September

Annual Friends of DCL Book Sale

It’s time again to grab some bargains and stock your bookshelves with great reads for fall and winter! All proceeds go to Friends of Drake Community Library. During the book sale, hardback books are $1.00, paperbacks are $.50, and children’s

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