01 February

After School Code Club

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 coding programs like

18 January

Karla’s Book Krewe – February 2018

Last Meeting March 6th! This is a makeup day for a snow cancellation earlier in February.
Kids in 4th – 6th grades are invited to join Karla’s Book Krewe in February as they read Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu. Free copies

03 January

Bookin’ It Jan. 11th

Thursday, January 11th @7pm
Come join the discussion of the book Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi led by staff member Liz Cabelli. Multiple copies of the book are available on the new book shelves.

Prizewinning author Helen

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