Finch Space Transport

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

All coding classes will use the Scratch programming language to control Finch robots. No prior coding experience is necessary. Students entering 3rd-5th grades in the fall will work in pairs with library staff and teen volunteers. These robots and...

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Conversational English

Thursday, July 18, 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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Songs & Stories

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM

Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 20-25 minutes of fun songs and stories with one of our youth services librarians. Pajamas are welcome! No registration required.

Space Camp: Max Goes to the Moon

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Families with students preparing to enter Kindergarden-5th grade will enjoy this program to exercise their minds and bodies while learning about space. Each camp will begin with astronaut exercises, then we will watch and listen to an astronaut re...

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Better Homes & Gardens Test Garden Tour

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM

We’re going on a library fieldtrip! Join us for a private tour of the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden located in downtown Des Moines. A garden staff member will give a brief talk about the garden and answer questions, then you will be free ...

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Craft Lab

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Design, create, and make! Craft Lab is an open-ended, creative space that invites kids to express their imagination in crafting and making. Participants are able to work on creative projects alone, in groups, or with library staff. Each month will...

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Summers in Centennial Concert: The Surf Zombies

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Waukee Public Library is pleased to announce our continued partnership with the Waukee Area Arts Council to present the Centennial concert series! Come out and enjoy free live music on Friday evenings this summer in Waukee’s Centennial Park....

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DIY Storytime

Saturday, July 20, 2019 (All day)

Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.

Books & Babies

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

  For infants (0-17 mo.) and their caregivers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Class size is limited to 25 people for the safety of the babies. Attendance will be on a first-come first-s...

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Books & Babies

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

  For infants (0-17 mo.) and their caregivers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Class size is limited to 25 people for the safety of the babies. Attendance will be on a first-come first-s...

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