American Christmas Traditions

American Christmas Traditions

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Get into the holiday spirit! The fascinating real life story of The Night Before Christmas chimes to life as told by educational entertainer, Martina Mathisen, along with the stories of our American Christmas Traditions. Why do we kiss under a mis...

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Storytime Online

Storytime Online

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (All day)

We are bringing storytime to you while we are closed!
Each Wednesday we will be sharing a new online storytime for you to enjoy. Each storytime will include a book reading, songs, and an activity you can do at home!

Find the storytimes here! htt...

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Pre-K Activity Pack Curbside Pick-up

Pre-K Activity Pack Curbside Pick-up

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Register to pick-up a bag with crafts and activities for Preschoolers and Kindergartners!

This month's bag will hold supplies for the following music themed activities:

  • Bottle cap castanets
  • Cardboard kazoos
  • Sounds scavenger hunt
  • Felt bell ank...

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Elementary Makers Curbside Pick-up

Elementary Makers Curbside Pick-up

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Register to pick-up a bag with supplies for student makers in grades 1-5. Included STEAM activities may be completed on your own using the instruction sheet, or you can save the supplies to complete activites along with online videos of library st...

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Pre-K Activity Pack Curbside Pick-up

Pre-K Activity Pack Curbside Pick-up

Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Register to pick-up a bag with crafts and activities for Preschoolers and Kindergartners!

This month's bag will hold supplies for the following music themed activities:

  • Bottle cap castanets
  • Cardboard kazoos
  • Sounds scavenger hunt
  • Felt bell ank...

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Elementary Makers Curbside Pick-up

Elementary Makers Curbside Pick-up

Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Register to pick-up a bag with supplies for student makers in grades 1-5. Included STEAM activities may be completed on your own using the instruction sheet, or you can save the supplies to complete activites along with online videos of library st...

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Dial-A-Story Begins

Dial-A-Story Begins

Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

The Waukee Public Library is excited to begin our Dial-A-Story service!

Simply call the new 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...

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Elementary Maker Monday

Elementary Maker Monday

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:00 AM

This week's activity is to make a straw pan flute and explore the science of sound. Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after December 7.

Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Elementary Curbside Kits...

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Elementary Maker Monday

Elementary Maker Monday

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 9:00 AM

This week's activity is to conduct a sound visualization experiment. Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after December 21.

Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Elementary Curbside Kits on December 4...

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Last Day of Winter Reading Bingo

Last Day of Winter Reading Bingo

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

Today is the last day to turn in your Winter Reading Bingo logs or to log your bingo progress online! Winners will be notified and announced on February 2, 2021.