Kids

Upcoming events

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Children's Room

Get a Reading Boost this summer with FREE Reading Tutoring!
Kids grades K-6 can receive one on one reading tutoring from a University of Iowa Honors Student to keep their reading skills up all summer.
Sign up online for one 20 minute...

Tuesday, July 23, 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!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Tuesdays are for all kinds of games! From videogames to trivia, stop by the Library on Tuesdays at 1:00 to find out what we're playing! Elementary age kids are welcome.

Is there anything more awesome than GIANT games? Nope, so stop by...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Wetherby 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!

A preschool-age program where stories and...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

StoryJAM is a music, movement, and stories program for children and their families. Designed to develop singing and music making as an early literacy skill, come prepared to move, shake, and sing as we take "Joy in Action and Music"....

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This year's Summer Reading Program theme is "A Universe of Stories." One way we can discover new stories around the world (and beyond) is to encourage cultural literacy. On Wednesdays, join us for an activity that will help us...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:30pm

Storytime Room

This encore World Wednesday program is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience World Wednesday program is at 1:00.
This year's Summer...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm

Tween Space

Come learn to play chess or brush up on your skills.
Eric Vigil who is the President of the Iowa State Chess Association will be teaching all ages the game of Chess and giving tips to those who know the game.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Martika is an expert performer in the fire, sideshow, and circus arts. Impossible to pin down, her show contains diverse elements such as fire eating, sword swallowing, daring escapes, and more! During her visit, kids will have the opportunity to...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Martika is an expert performer in the fire, sideshow, and circus arts. Impossible to pin down, her show contains diverse elements such as fire eating, sword swallowing, daring escapes, and more! During her visit, kids will have the opportunity to...