Memorial Day WeekendThe Library will be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28.



  • Mon.-Thurs. 9AM-9PM
  • Fri.-Sat. 9AM-6PM
  • Sunday 1PM-5PM

May 23 Events

Game Design From Scratch

5:30 PM Meeting Room A

In this 8-week course, kids ages 10-14 will learn the basics of computer science as they work with Scratch coding and explore video game design! No prior knowledge is necessary but projects are…

Art UP Close Program

Local artists are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity! Applications due 6/27.

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Summer Rocks in Urbandale!

Join us on June 2 as we kick off our summer reading programs for kids and adults!

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Teens ages 12 - 17 are invited to sign up to volunteer with our summer reading program! Application deadline extended to 5/21.

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Adventure Pass

Use your library card to get free passes to visit area cultural attractions!

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The Great American Read

The Urbandale Public Library has received a grant from the ALA and PBS for “The Great American Read” initiative. Celebrate books and the joy of reading with us!

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New Book Return

Returning Library materials just got a little easier! Check out our new book return outside Webster Elementary School in Urbandale.

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In the Gallery 5/11 – 6/30

Art Up Close Resident Artist Larry Mendenhall, photography, and Amenda Tate, metalwork. Reception with the artists Saturday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m.

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