18 February

J. B. Grinnell and the Underground Railroad

Join us on Tuesday, February 26 as Dave Connon of Humanities Iowa presents Josiah Bushnell Grinnell and the Underground Railroad. The program will begin at 7:00 pm, with refreshments served at 6:30. This presentation is sponsored by Friends of Drake

01 February

Play, Learn, Grow!

On Saturday, February 9, teachers from Grinnell College Preschool and college student members of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society in Psychology) will offer fun and interactive stories and activities that promote the development of skills in young children. Families

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

11 January

Storytime Yoga Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, this event has been cancelled. We are working to reschedule.
Storytelling and Yoga – Not Just Reading a Book
The library is a natural place for yoga and storytelling.  The combination of the two is

04 December

Winter Wonderland of Stories

Join Kristen Arnim and Ryan Ferguson for stories, songs and fun about winter! Family storytime for all ages. Saturday, December 15, 10:30 am in the Story Room.

02 November

Festival of Trees is December 7th

December is just around the corner! The Friends of Drake Community Library are inviting you to participate in the annual FESTIVAL OF TREES at Drake Community Library.
FESTIVAL OF TREES is a fun holiday event where families, businesses, and community

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