Karla’s Book Krewe continues this week on Wednesday, October 24, after school from 3:30 – 4:45 pm.. We’ll finish reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill, the 2017 Newbery Award-winning story about love, caring, sacrifice, and magic.
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
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
HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi is the title chosen for this year’s Common Read. Sponsored by Grinnell College, incoming students will be reading Homegoing and the entire community is invited to join in on the discussions! Book discussions will be led by
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.
Learn about the historic eminent domain lawsuit before the Iowa Supreme Court filed by the Iowa Sierra Club and landowners along the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Saturday, May 12th
11am-12:30pm in the Community Room
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
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
We’ll have lots of fun with balloons at our Saturday Storytime on March 17th.
Brenda will lead stories, games and crafts like this adorable pig balloon!
For kids age 3-7 and their families starting at 10:30am.
The March ‘Bookin’ It meeting is going to be a special event! The library is partnering with Grinnell College Education Professor Stephanie Jones and her Youth Culture class to read The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The Hate