Normal office hours are 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, with the following exceptions:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4 (the preceding Friday if on a weekend)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday)
  • Christmas Day (The office generally closes for 1 week during the Christmas period. See below for details.)
  • Weeks closed in 2019:
    • Spring Break: May 20-24, preceding Memorial Day
    • Summer Break: August 26-30, preceding Labor Day
    • Winter Break: December 20-27, including Christmas

Inclement weather policy:  DAAL will be closed on days that the Blair Public Schools are closed.

Calendar of events:

  • In-house exhibit: 3-dimensional Christmas cards from Denmark.
  • Ongoing exhibit: Dana College President photos and memorabilia in the DAAL Dana Room.
  • LARP (Liberal Arts Reading Program) Book Club meets every-other Wednesday, 1pm, at DAAL.
    • January 23:  Giants in the Earth by O.E. Rolvaag, “Book 2”
    • February 6:  1984 by George Orwell
    • February 20:  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • April 1-5, 2019 – Spring Volunteer Week.  Please contact us if you are able to join us to volunteer, so that we have work space and a project ready for you.
  • October 7-11, 2019 – Fall Volunteer Week.  Please contact us if you are able to join us to volunteer, so that we have work space and a project ready for you.