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December 2016

Special Board of Trustees Meeting with FEH Architects

December 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Drake Public Library Meeting Room, 115 Drake Avenue
Centerville, IA 52544 United States
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FEH Architects will be presenting plan options for the renovation of the north end of the library at this special board of trustees meeting.

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May 2017

Author Visit – Writers Come Home

May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Garry Cox (CHS 1960) will be reading from his book of poetry, The Waters of Appanoose County . Kathryn Wood (CHS 1958) will be reading from her book, An Unbroken Promise. Join these two CHS alums as they share their poetry and storytelling skills with an audience of old and new friends.  

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June 2018

Grout Museum Crazy Science Fun!

June 29, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Join us Friday, June 29th, 10:30am at Centerville City Hall for Crazy Science Fun with the Grout Museum!  

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October 2018

Drake Public Library Come-N-See

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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"Come-N-See" the newly renovated Drake Public Library at their open house Saturday, October 6, from 10am until 2pm.  The Swab Reading Room will be dedicated to the memory of Bill and Jane Swab at 2:00.  Their generous memorial donation started off the renovation of our beautiful historic building. Representatives from the Drake Library Foundation, Friends Organization and Board of Trustees will be available for information about donating toward the library.  Volunteers and Director, JeNel Barth, will be giving tours to…

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March 2019

Pi Day Friends of the Drake Public Library Bake Sale

March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Friends of the Drake Public Library will hold their annual Pi Day Bake Sale on Thursday, March 14, 2019 on the main floor of the library.  Pies will be for sale until they are sold out!  If you want to donate a pie to the fundaiser, please drop it off with library staff Wednesday, March 13 from 10am until 6pm or on Thursday, March 14 as close to 10am as possible.  Most pies will be sold for $10, but…

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April 2019

Local Author Visit, Tyler Morgan

April 27, 2019
Drake Public Library Swab Reading Room, 115 Drake Avenue
Centerville, Iowa 52544, IA 52544 United States
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“Travel back one hundred and fifty years to explore the formation of the first bands of Centerville, Iowa and how they continued to provide both entertainment and a line of talented musicians throughout the years. Then, follow the journey of the Centerville school band from its inception one hundred years ago, persevering though tough times both locally and nationally, and creating a tradition of excellence."

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July 2019

Rising Readers After School Program

July 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Drake Public Library – Lower Level, 115 Drake Ave.
Centerville, IA 52544 United States
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Grade School Kids, Storytime and Round Robin Reading, Book Chats and Intros to New Books, Homework Help.  Join Kristin after school for an interactive storytime program.

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