Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 11, 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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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 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 readi...

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Elementary Food & Games

Elementary Food & Games

Friday, January 13, 2023 - 2:00 PM

Kick off the weekend with a healthy snack and fun card and board games at the library! For students in grades K-5 and their care-givers. Registration is required.

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Storytime At Home Activity Pack

Storytime At Home Activity Pack

Saturday, January 14, 2023 (All day)

These activity packs will contain a simple craft or activity for children ages 2-5 years old with adult supervision. There will be a new pack available on Saturday mornings each week on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Songs & Stories

Songs & Stories

Saturday, January 14, 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 Early Out

Elementary Early Out

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 2:30 PM

Youth in grades K-5 are invited to bring their creativity and scientific minds to the library to explore winter weather themed STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) hands-on activities. Adult caregivers are requested to stay in th...

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Cafe Learn & Play

Cafe Learn & Play

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 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. A different professional guest from the community who serves child...

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FamilyFest*

FamilyFest*

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 9:00 AM

Visit the Library’s booth at FamilyFest! Caregivers and children of all ages can enjoy free activities from Waukee area businesses, enjoy games and prizes, and jump on inflatables at this event organized by Waukee Parks & Recreation. No registrati...

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Understanding Lunar New Year (Online)

Understanding Lunar New Year (Online)

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 2:00 PM

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit in this live Zoom talk by intercultural consultant Yvonne Wolf. Yvonne will help you better understand the Asian Lunar New Year, explaining the symbolism and variety of celebratory activities, including activities ...

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Animal Book Club

Animal Book Club

Thursday, January 26, 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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