28 December

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Kids in 3rd – 6th grades can head over to the library after school on Wednesdays in January for fun activities based on Rick Riordan’s bestseller Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. We’ll eat snacks, do crafts, play games and

06 December

Festival of Trees Winner Announced

The 2017 Friends of DCL Festival of Trees has once again filled the library with holiday cheer.  There are 19 trees throughout the library decorated by local organizations. Over the first weekend in December the Friends put “ballot boxes” under each

27 November

More Star Wars Fun!


Due to the great success of our Wednesday afternoon Star Wars programs, we are adding one more!  Come join the fun on Dec. 20th as we watch the second half of the movie and enjoy snacks. For children

03 November

Trains! Storytime for Young Children

Join us for a great storytime all about — Trains! We’ll have Stephen Schober on harmonica and guitarist Seth Hanson, Grinnell College ‘17, and fun stories and music. For families with kids 3-7 years old. Saturday, November 11, 10:30

27 October

Hunger Games

November’s Wednesday After School Event 
Kids 5th grade and up are invited to join in the Hunger Games, on Wednesdays after school in November.  Find out which district you are from and what it’s like to live in the

27 October

Teen Movie Night

Harry Potter Movie Night for Teens is today! (Friday, October 27) We’re watching Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and attendees are encouraged to wear pajamas and/or costumes. There will also be snacks…so come! It all starts at

23 October

Monster Mash! Halloween Storytime

Saturday, Oct. 28th
10:30am in the Storyroom
For kids ages 3-7
Families welcome!
Come find out who the monster reader is for our special storytime!
Come in costume if you’d like and plan to have some fun!

02 October

Muggle Academy

Every Wednesday in October
After school from 3:30-4:45
in the Story Room for all school-age children

Come celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter fun with wizarding world games, crafts and snacks. For all school age children after school on

26 September

Monday Night Movies

We have a great movie for Halloween Eve — don’t miss our Movie Monday showing of  The Haunting of Molly Hartley , a 2008 supernatural horror film. Snacks, as always, will be provided, or feel free to bring your

14 September

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 kindergarden through sixth grade.