Upcoming Events

Sep 30 2023 (All day)
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These activity packs will contain a simple craft or activity recommended 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.
Oct 1 2023 (All day)
Introverts, it’s time to unite! Separately. In your own homes. If you’ve been wanting to join a book club but are not sure you’re up for the time commitment or the people-ing—this is the book club for you. Each month there’s a new book selection, but there’s never a meeting.  And for discussion (... more
Oct 1 2023 (All day)
In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Dog month, the Library will be taking supply donations for the AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport this October.  AHeinz57 is a foster-based animal rescue organization committed to saving homeless companion animals, assisting other shelters/rescues through... more
Oct 1 2023 (All day)
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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
Oct 1 2023 (All day)
glow in the dark slime
Enjoy a fun project for youth entering grades K-5. This month make your own slime! Registration required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between October 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up in the... more
Oct 1 2023 (All day)
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This month pick up a kit to make your own Newton's Cradle STEAM activity. For youth in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between Oct. 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be... more
Oct 2 2023 (All day)
"A Season of Study" - Jane Shank October 2 - 28, 2023   Exhibition Description: Jane Elizabeth loves to paint outside in the fresh air—known as “plein air painting.” She participates in plein air competitions from early April into October. The winter season is set aside for studio painting. In... more
Oct 2 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 September 11. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the month's sessions: October 2, 9, 16,... more
Oct 2 2023 - 3:30pm
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Students in grades 7-12 are invited to participate on the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB meets weekly to help plan teen programs, sign up for library volunteer opportunities, build leadership skills and suggest teen books to be purchased by the library. E-mail Keri to register.
Oct 2 2023 - 6:15pm
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Young children, ages 0-5, and their care-givers are invited to put on your PJs and stop in the library for around 25 minutes of interactive bedtime songs, stories and fun. No registration required.

Week of September 24, 2023

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All day
Before 1am
Sep 25 2023 - 10:00am
Sep 25 2023 - 3:30pm
Sep 25 2023 - 6:15pm
Sep 26 2023 - 9:15am
Sep 26 2023 - 10:00am
Sep 26 2023 - 10:00am
Sep 26 2023 - 1:30pm
Sep 27 2023 - 9:15am
Sep 27 2023 - 10:00am
Sep 27 2023 - 10:00am
Sep 30 2023 (All day)