19 April

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Learn about kites and kite making from kite enthusiast Sis Vogel at this interactive workshop. Kids in 3rd grade and older will be able to explore festival kites and get some hands-on experience building their own kites to take

05 April

Say My Name

Do you work with Chinese people, or Chinese students? Maybe you are a host family for one of the college freshmen from China? Do you hesitate to say their names, because you aren’t sure how to pronounce them correctly? Say

03 April

Tweensday Snacktivities

Kids in 4th – 8th grade are invited to create their own after-school snacks from fresh ingredients, including smoothies, wraps, hummus and other treats. Following the snack time, kids can chill out, watch videos and join in wacky games. Wednesdays,

18 February

J. B. Grinnell and the Underground Railroad

Join us on Tuesday, February 26 as Dave Connon of Humanities Iowa presents Josiah Bushnell Grinnell and the Underground Railroad. The program will begin at 7:00 pm, with refreshments served at 6:30. This presentation is sponsored by Friends of Drake

01 February

Play, Learn, Grow!

On Saturday, April 13, teachers from Grinnell College Preschool and college student members of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society in Psychology) will offer fun and interactive stories and activities that promote the development of skills in young children. Families

11 January

Storytime Yoga Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, this event has been cancelled. We are working to reschedule.
Storytelling and Yoga – Not Just Reading a Book
The library is a natural place for yoga and storytelling.  The combination of the two is

04 December

Winter Wonderland of Stories

Join Kristen Arnim and Ryan Ferguson for stories, songs and fun about winter! Family storytime for all ages. Saturday, December 15, 10:30 am in the Story Room.

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