Kids

Upcoming events

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 3:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play at the library in our Digital Media Lab. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. All abilities are welcome and group play is encouraged...

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

A fun interactive dance program for people of all ages that encourages reading through the vehicle of dance.Turn on the music, grab a costume, do the hokey-pokey, waltz, jitterbug and much more!

Held in Mercer Park, near the playground...

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Learn to embroider at the library! Mari will teach you different kinds of stitches and help you create a cool piece of textile art to take home. This program is for school-age children, and an adult is encouraged to attend with a brand-new...

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 9:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us for a Special Access Event in Partnership with the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped as they present, Sensing the Cosmos!
This event will allow patrons to listen to various sounds of space, feel lunar craters,...

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us today for a very special bilingual concert with Singer-Songwriter, Eric Jacobsen! Eric has been educating children through music in English and Japanese for more than twenty years. He has been a part of the show Eigo de Asobo, airing on...

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

The 2019 Summer Reading Program theme is a Universe of Stories, so we will be doing out of this world crafts on Sundays all summer long! Create a tiny rocket that can shoot up in the air! But instead of jet fuel, it uses air from your lungs....

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

This interactive storytime for all ages and stages combines books, rhymes, songs, and movement. Join us for fun and early literacy enrichment!

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek Park

Today we will be reading and singing all about wolves! We will also have some special guests that look very similar to wolves but are very nice and excited to meet you! Miss Karen will be bringing her Irish Wolfhounds Caoimhe and Nuala to pet and...

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Mondays are for movies at the library! Come cool off all summer long with a family friendly movie on Mondays at 1:00.  When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a...

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

This encore Monday Matinee is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience Monday Matinee is at 1:00.

Mondays are for movies at the library! Come...