Upcoming Events

Feb 2 2023 - 9:00am
Learn how to get the interviews you want by preparing a resume that appropriately sells you to prospective employers. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Thursday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by... more
Feb 2 2023 - 2:30pm
The Afternoon Book Club meets at 2:30 PM on the first Thursday of every month in the Coal Mine Meeting Room for a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be picked up at the library’s front desk, while supplies last. The list of current and upcoming book club reads can... more
Feb 3 2023 - 10:00am
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Join special guest, Miss Erica, from Dallas County Conservation for stories and conversation to learn more about animals. This month we will learn about the largest rodents, beavers! Recommended for ages 3+ and their caregivers. Registration is required.  
Feb 4 2023 (All day)
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These activity packs will contain a simple craft or activity for children ages 2-5 years old with adult supervision. There will be a new pack available on Saturday mornings each week on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
Feb 4 2023 - 10:00am
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Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join us for a fun morning of tea, snacks and simple valentine crafts. Feel free to wear fancy clothes and celebrate with a special grown-up. Registration is required.
Feb 4 2023 - 1:00pm
Explore the struggles and triumphs of the fight for equal rights in Iowa from the first documented refusal to pay a school tax to the marches and sit-ins of the 1950s and 60s in this pre-recorded talk by the African American Museum of Iowa. Learn about Alexander Clark, Viola Gibson, Edna Griffin,... more
Feb 4 2023 - 4:00pm
The library will be open an extra hour to provide quiet browsing and inclusive programming for individuals of all ages with special sensory needs and their families or care-givers. The library will offer a dimmed calm room, computer availability and access to library materials. At this event, we... more
Feb 5 2023 (All day)
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 pre-recorded by library staff. Listen for as long or as little as you wish. Listening to stories has many literacy benefits,... more
Feb 5 2023 - 2:00pm
Ready, set, stretch! Get moving with fun stories and yoga stretches for families. Children and their caregivers should arrive prepared to move in comfortable clothes. Please bring your own yoga mats or towels. Registration is required.
Feb 6 2023 - 10:00am
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For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. 15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Registration is required once for the month and opens on January 16. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the month's sessions: February 6, 13 &... more

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Time Items
All day
Jan 12 2023 - 10:00am