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Upcoming events

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Celebrate summer with us today with a special Storytime. Today we will be singing the Songs of Peter Rabbit by Dudley Glass and reading the classic Beatrix Potter story. Come by to see and hear Peter Rabbit like never before! Preschool Stories...

Kids Families Storytimes

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 4:00pm

Pedmall

We're creating a pollinator garden and a vegetable garden in the Ped Mall garden plots. During this session, we'll cleanup the pollinator bed and plant Iowa native prairie flowers and grasses provided by the folks at Troutleaf Native...

Adults Teens Families Nature & Gardening

Friday, May 31, 2024 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us every Friday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fun crafts in Chinese and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us...

Kids Families Storytimes

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Family Storytime is recommended for all ages and includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. 家庭故事会包括较长或较短的故事,并结合动作游戏和相关活动,适于各年龄段共同参与。 如您因为身体原因需要特别安排,请联系图书馆。 --------- Family Storytime es para todas las edades...

Kids Families Storytimes

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa Women's Jazz Orchestra (IWJO) is a jazz big band made up of women musicians from across the state dedicated to showcasing and encouraging ​the participation of women and girls in jazz. The IWJO Sextet (Jen Tiede - alto sax, Lynne Hart -...

Adults Families Music

Sunday, June 2, 2024 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Stop and smell the flowers this week at the library. Join us to make a beaded flower that will always be in bloom. Sunday Fun Days are suitable for all-ages, but younger children should make the crafts together with caregivers. One craft per child...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, June 3, 2024 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us on Mondays during the school year for Spanish Bilingual Storytime! Every week, there will be a fun theme with plenty of repetition from previous weeks in order to enhance language learning. Get ready for a lot of movement with singing,...

Kids Families Storytimes

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Storytime Room

StoryJAM is a music and movement program designed to model, encourage, and facilitate music-making as an early literacy skill. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate as much as possible. Singing is a projectile activity, please be...

Kids Babies Families Music Storytimes

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 10:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

For our last Thursday Storytime before summer, Emily Kate from Ballet Quad Cities will visit us for a Dance Me a Story Storytime! This is a Storytime, a dance class, and dress-up fun all in one! Dance Me a Story ties together ballet performances and...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, June 7, 2024 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us every Friday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fun crafts in Chinese and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us...

Kids Families Storytimes