Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 9:15 AM

Enjoy 20-25 minutes of short stories, songs, and lots of movement followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds and their caregivers. Each session in the same week is a repeat event; participants are asked...

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 10:00 AM

Enjoy 20-25 minutes of short stories, songs, and lots of movement followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds and their caregivers. Each session in the same week is a repeat event; participants are asked...

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 10:00 AM

Enjoy 25-30 minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes, then stay to make a craft that goes along with the stories. Preschool storytime is recommended for children and their caregivers who are able to sit still for longer stories to develop school read...

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 1:30 PM

Enjoy 25-30 minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes, then stay to make a craft that goes along with the stories. Preschool storytime is recommended for children and their caregivers who are able to sit still for longer stories to develop school read...

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Baby Prom & Graduation

Baby Prom & Graduation

Saturday, April 27, 2024 - 10:00 AM

You are invited to a celebration of your little one’s milestones! Feel free to dress in your best and stop by for a baby-friendly dance party, plus a graduation celebration for our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten participants!

If you aren’t alr...

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Helping Hands: Young Women

Helping Hands: Young Women's Resource Center Supply Drive

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

The Library is accepting supply donations for the Young Women's Resource Center (YWRC) this May.

YWRC is a non-profit organization that supports, educates, and advocates for girls and young women ages 10-24 throughout Greater Des Moines. Their ...

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On Exhibit: “Glimpses of Life”

On Exhibit: “Glimpses of Life”

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

“Glimpses of Life” – Jerald Steele
May 1-30, 2024

 

About the exhibit:

Watercolor artist Jerald Steele has been painting for most of his life. After graduating from UNI, he taught for six years in Iowa schools, then decided on a career ch...

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Elementary Maker Packs

Elementary Maker Packs

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

A fun take-home project with a different activity each month. Packs come with most of the needed supplies to take home and make. This month, kids will make paper skeletons.

For kids entering grades K-5 in the fall.

Registration required. Availab...

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Storytime Online

Storytime Online

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

Enjoy a new video with themed book readings, a song, and a suggested activity to do at home. Posted to the website and YouTube on the first Wednesday of each month.

For kids of all ages.

Find new and past storytimes here any time: https://waukee...

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Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 9:30 AM

May the Fourth be with you! Come celebrate a galaxy far, far away with simple crafts and activities for the whole family. Costumes are welcome!

For kids of all ages and their caregivers.

Registration required.

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