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
Drawing with Derek
Area artist Derek Gibson will guide students through basic drawing techniques.
Wednesdays March 7, 14 and 21
3:30-4:45 in the Story Room
For children in 5th – 8th grades
LIMITED TO 15 PARTICIPANTS
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Join the Friends of Drake Community Library as local historian Byron Hueftle-Worley presents his research on the devastating 1882 Grinnell Tornado. See historical images and artifacts courtesy of the Grinnell Historical Museum, and enjoy time for questions and conversation.
We are excited to host members of the cast of the GHS production of “The Little Mermaid” for a special Saturday storytime on February 24th at 10:30am.
Join the after-school bunch on Wednesdays in February, starting at 3:30, for snacks, crafts, games and the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid, based on the books by Jeff Kinney.
For kids in 3rd – 6th grades.
February 14th, 21st
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
Kids in 3rd – 6th grades are invited to come for some after school fun and snacks, with activities based on the popular paperback series, I Survived. Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:45 pm in the Story Room.
Wednesday, January 24
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
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
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