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): July 3, 2020
  • 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 2020:
    • Spring Break: May 18-22, preceding Memorial Day
    • Summer Break: August 31-September 4, preceding Labor Day
    • Winter Break: December 21-28, including Christmas

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

Calendar of events:

  • In-house exhibit: Remembering volunteer Dody Johnson
  • 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.
    • March 4: The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone, chapters 5-8
    • March 18: The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone, chapters 9-end
    • April 1: The Immense Journey by Loren Eisley, chapter 1-“the Maze”
    • April 15: The Immense Journey by Loren Eisley, “the Maze”-end
    • April 29: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Part 1 & 2
    • May 13: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Part 3 & 4
    • May 27: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Part 5, 6 & 7
  • April 6-10, 2020 – 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 5-9, 2020 – 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.