Upcoming Events

Jun 19 2021 - 1:00pm
On June 19, 1865, Union Soldiers arrived in Texas and spread the word that the people who had been enslaved there were officially free. This information moved so slowly through the south that slaves in Texas did not receive this information until over two years after President Lincoln issued the... more
Jun 20 2021 (All day)
Image of Dial a Story June 16 to 30
The Waukee Public Library is excited to offer our Dial-A-Story service! Simply call the Dial-a-Story phone line (515-981-7800) any time to hear a selection of books read aloud by library staff. Listen for as long or as little as you wish. New selections will be recorded twice a month, for infants... more
Jun 21 2021 - 9:00am
This week's activity is to make your own paper pet. Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after June 21. Tune in next week to see special guest, Critter Cindy from Dallas County Conservation! Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Elementary Curbside Kits... more
Jun 21 2021 - 12:00pm
This week's activity is to color and fold your own origami dragon eye. Click here to watch this and other teen maker videos on or after Monday, June 21. Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Teen Makers' Curbside Kits on June 4 & 5. Supplies needed: paper crayons or makers... more
Jun 23 2021 - 10:00am
We are bringing storytime to you while we are not able to gather together. Each Wednesday we will be sharing a new online storytime for you to enjoy. Each storytime will include a book reading, songs, and a suggested activity you can do at home! Find the storytimes here: https://... more
Jun 26 2021 - 1:00pm
Love cats? Purrfect! Come hangout with fellow kitty enthusiasts at Coffee Cats in Valley Junction for an afternoon of cat-tastic fun!  During your free one-hour session in their cat lounge, you'll get to play, cuddle, and relax with the adorable kitties that are all adoptable from the Animal... more
Jun 28 2021 - 9:00am
In this week's video we are joined by a special guest, Critter Cindy from Dallas County Conservation! Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after June 28.  Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Elementary Curbside Kits on June 4 & 5. To watch the... more
Jun 28 2021 - 12:00pm
Image of LED Wand
This week's activity is to make your own LED light up wand. Click here to watch this and other teen maker videos on or after Monday, June 28. Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Teen Makers' Curbside Kits on June 4 & 5. Supplies needed: pair of wooden chopsticks 3-4 feet... more
Jun 29 2021 - 2:00pm
Image of author Randy Ribay.
Join Randy Ribay, author of the 2021 Teen All Iowa Reads title "Patron Saints of Nothing" for an hour of conversation. If you've read the book, or if you just want to hear Randy talk about his work. Join us for a half an hour of conversation between the author and a moderator and then there will be... more
Jun 30 2021 - 10:00am
We are bringing storytime to you while we are not able to gather together. Each Wednesday we will be sharing a new online storytime for you to enjoy. Each storytime will include a book reading, songs, and a suggested activity you can do at home! Find the storytimes here: https://... more

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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All day
 
10:00am
Jun 30 2021 - 10:00am