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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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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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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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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Storytime At Home Activity Pack

Storytime At Home Activity Pack

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

These activity packs will contain suggested books, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft or activity for children ages 2-5 years old with adult supervision. There will be a new pack available on Thursday mornings each week on a first-come, first-serve...

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Virtual Author Visit: Remy Lai

Virtual Author Visit: Remy Lai

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00 PM

Join Remy Lai, author of the 2021 Kids All Iowa Reads title "Pie in the Sky" for an hour of conversation. If you've read the book or if you just want to hear Remy talk about her work, join us for a half an hour of conversation between the author a...

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0-5 Playtime

0-5 Playtime

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00 AM

Children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to stop in the front program rooms and play with a variety of the library’s toys to build social and early literacy skills.

Registration is required and will open on October 1.

If you or...

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Babytime

Babytime

Monday, October 25, 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 18.

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

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Stories Outside*

Stories Outside*

Tuesday, October 26, 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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