Upcoming Events

Storytime At Home Activity PackThu, September 16th - 12:00 AM
Teen Escape RoomSat, September 18th - 10:30 AM
Dial-A-StorySun, September 19th - 12:00 AM
BabytimeMon, September 20th - 10:00 AM
Teen Advisory BoardMon, September 20th - 3:30 PM

Meet the Youth Services Team

Keri - Youth Services Librarian
Miss Keri has a Master of Library and Information Science degree with an emphasis in early literacy. She has worked at the Waukee Public Library since 2013, and previously worked at the Carlisle Public Library (IA) and the Basalt Regional Library District (CO). Miss Keri enjoys planning and producing fun and sneakily educational programs for all ages of children and teens at the library, and loves helping young readers find new titles to enjoy.
Eliza - Children's Librarian
Miss Eliza has a Master of Library and Information Science degree with a focus on children’s literature. She has previously worked at the Amherst Public Library (MA), and in a variety of museums doing educational programming for kids. Miss Eliza loves Science Comics, kiddie yoga, and any opportunity to wear a costume.
Joanna - Children's Programming Specialist
Miss Joanna has spent over a decade working with children of all ages and their families. After earning her Master’s Degree in Social Work, Miss Joanna went on to work with children in a variety of settings, including schools and youth-focused non-profits. Miss Joanna’s favorite thing to do at the library is sing songs at toddler time each week! In her free time, Miss Joanna loves to craft, read, and spend time with her family.
Kelly - Children’s Programming Outreach Specialist
Miss Kelly graduated from Indiana University and began her career as a Kindergarten teacher. Her love of reading led her to the Waukee Public library where she visits many schools and child care facilities and encourages young readers to explore all that the library offers. Her favorite books to read are funny books that make kids laugh. Miss Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exploring parks and green belts.