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

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

28 August

This Year’s Common READ – Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi

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