Kids

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Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Time
2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings @ 10:30

Our very popular 20 minute program for babies and toddlers introduces your little ones to  the joys of books and reading.
Get ready to sing, sway, clap and laugh when you bring your child to Mother Goose! After the storytime kids and parents can enjoy a light snack and some play and social time.

Want to see what books and related activities we did at storytime?
Check out the Story Tree Blog here.  
 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime is on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, alternating with our Mother  Goose dates.

Our theme this year is “Stories On Line”  – Each month will feature a new topic for stories. Drake Community Library storytimes incorporate the best of new and classic children’s books, songs, rhymes, American sign language, yoga and early literacy skills. Storytime is engaging and entertaining for kids and adults alike.

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 10:30 – 11:00
For children ages 3 – 6, parents are welcome to attend with their children.

 

D.A.S.H.    (Drake After School Happenings)

D.A.S.H. is offered once a month on the school district “No School Mondays”. This monthly educational program is for older kids. Topics and presenters vary.

For kids in 3rd – 6th grade from 1:00-2:00. The GN District “No School Monday” is generally the first Monday of each month.

Karla’s Book Krewe

Karla will lead Book Club discussions with kids in 4th – 6th grades. The books chosen for group discussions are noted for their exciting and adventurous content sure to appeal to this age group and for their literary value. Watch the News page, follow us on Facebook, or on Twitter @dclyss for updates about book club, which is offered seasonally.

Drake Tutors

The Drake Tutors Program brings Grinnell College students to the library to provide homework help every Monday – Thursday from 4:30 – 5:30 pm when the college is in session.  Help is available for 3rd – 8th graders. Watch the News page, follow us on Facebook, or on Twitter @dclyss for updates about Drake Tutors.