Dial-A-Story

Dial-A-Story

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

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. New selections will be recorded twice a month, for infants through elementary ...

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Fall Watercolors (@ Library)

Fall Watercolors (@ Library)

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 2:00 PM

In this beginner-friendly in-person class at the Library with artist Amanda Arthur-Struss, you will learn watercolor basics and how to overlay colors and create depth. Mandi will take you step-by-step through the process of painting two fall wate...

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Fall Watercolors (Online)

Fall Watercolors (Online)

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 2:00 PM

In this beginner-friendly online class with artist Amanda Arthur-Struss, you will learn watercolor basics and how to overlay colors and create depth. Mandi will take you step-by-step through the process of painting two fall watercolor scenes—a pu...

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Babytime

Babytime

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00 AM

15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories for infants ages 0-17 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required and will open on October 11.

If you or anyone in your household is feeling unwell in any way, please help prevent the spread o...

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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:30 PM

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...

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Edible DNA

Edible DNA

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 6:30 PM

Learn some basic facts about DNA in the most fun way possible, with food! Participants will construct and label a strand of candy DNA. For youth in grades 6-12.

Registration is required and opens on September 27.

If you or anyone in your househo...

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Stories Outside*

Stories Outside*

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00 AM

25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Registration is requ...

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Books on Tap

Books on Tap

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 6:00 PM

Meet at Mickey’s Irish Pub (50 S. E. Laurel Street) at 6:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month.Come for food, drinks, and a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be obtained at the library’s front desk or at Mick...

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Stories Outside*

Stories Outside*

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00 AM

25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Registration is requ...

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Elementary Early Out

Elementary Early Out

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Youth in grades K-5 are invited to bring their creativity and scientific minds to the library to explore a variety of spooky STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) hands-on activities. Adult caregivers are requested to stay in the ...

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