Conversational English

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Come practice your English under the guidance of a trained volunteer teacher from the Iowa International Center. English language learners of all levels are encouraged to join us for a fun, relaxed hour of English practice. No registration or prep...

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Afternoon Book Club: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Meet at the library at 2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month for a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be picked up at the library’s front desk, while supplies last.

Stories & Stretches

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM

Ready, set, stretch! Prepare for bedtime with fun stories and yoga inspired stretches for families. Children and their care-givers should arrive prepared to move in pajamas or other comfortable clothes. Please bring your own yoga mats or towels. N...

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Learn & Playgroup

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Are your littles tired of their usual toys? Are you a parent or care-giver trying to find other adults to talk to? If you answered yes, this event is for you! Learn & Play Group offers differently themed play activities each month for children age...

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Lunch & Learn: Birthday Card Class

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Lunch & Learn

No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our Lunch & Learn series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Bring your brown bag lunch  and we’ll provide th...

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Beginning Book Club

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

A book club for beginning readers! Join us as we read and discuss a different picture book each month. Each book discussion includes a themed activity and snack. For students in Kindergarden-2nd grade. Parents are encouraged to remain in the room....

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DIY Storytime

Saturday, September 7, 2019 (All day)

Every Saturday and Sundy during regular open hours. Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff. No registration required.

Des Moines Symphony Petting Zoo

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM

Youth entering K-5 are invited to attend a class to listen and learn about stringed instruments with Renee from the Des Moines Symphony Academy. After listening, children will have a chance to handle the instruments. Each class session is the same...

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Des Moines Symphony Petting Zoo

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

Youth entering K-5 are invited to attend a class to listen and learn about stringed instruments with Renee from the Des Moines Symphony Academy. After listening, children will have a chance to handle the instruments. Each class session is the s...

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DIY Storytime

Sunday, September 8, 2019 (All day)

Every Saturday and Sundy during regular open hours. Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff. No registration required.

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