Animal Book Club

Animal Book Club

Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 4:30 PM

Each month we will explore a fun nonfiction title about animals, followed by an extended learning activity. We will chart data, consult maps, analyze sources, and use our imaginations to learn about the world’s creatures. Participants do not need ...

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Stories In the Park

Stories In the Park

Friday, April 21, 2023 - 10:00 AM

Grown-ups with kiddos ages 0-5 years are invited to join us for around 25 minutes of songs and stories outside at Windfield Park, 114 Windfield Parkway, Waukee. No registration required.

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 10:00 AM

Join our Earth Day celebration with a special story or presentation and activities with staff from Ankeny Sanitation. After the presentation, venture outside and see a trash or recycling truck up close! This event is open to all ages. Registration...

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Celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival (Online)

Celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival (Online)

Saturday, April 22, 2023 - 2:00 PM

Cherry blossom festivals, also known as “hanami” (花見), are a centuries old spring celebration held throughout Japan and in many other places around the world. In this live Zoom talk, intercultural consultant Yvonne Wolf will give a brief o...

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Songs & Stories

Songs & Stories

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 9:15 AM

Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 25 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes with props and opportunities for movement. No registration required.

Songs & Stories

Songs & Stories

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 10:00 AM

Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 25 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes with props and opportunities for movement. No registration required.

Elementary Maker Packs

Elementary Maker Packs

Monday, May 1, 2023 (All day)

Enjoy a fun project for youth entering grades K-5. This month make your own bouncy ball. Registration required.

Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between May 1-7.

Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-u...

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Babytime

Babytime

Monday, May 1, 2023 - 10:00 AM

For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. 15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills.

Registration is required once for the month and opens on April 10. ONE registration will get you signed-up ...

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Dial-a-Story

Dial-a-Story

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 (All day)

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

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.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 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 care-givers. Each session in the same week is a repeat event; participants are aske...

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