The City of Urbandale reduced the Library’s FY2019/2020 operating budget. The Library’s Board of Trustees and management will be discussing options for meeting this funding reduction on Monday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the Library’s ICN room. Public input is welcome.



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  • Sunday 1PM-5PM

February 23 Events

Adult Recreational Chess

1:00 PM ICN Room

Drop in and play some chess; all skill levels welcome!Held every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

The votes are in. . . .

Thanks for voting us Cityview's Best Local Library for 2019!

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Spring Break Programs

Join March 16 - 23 for a variety of spring break program for kids and teens!

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Eco Printing Demonstration

Fiber artist Janet Bergeron will show us the process of eco printing - natural dyeing using plant materials, March 14 @ 6:30 p.m.

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Winter Reading Program

Our Winter Reading Program for Adults runs January 14 - February 28. Participants will be entered into a drawing for a special prize. There's "snow" better time to read!

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Gardening Webcasts

We’re pleased to partner with Iowa State University Extension’s Master Gardener program on a series of 1-hour webcasts for gardeners of all levels. Get ready for spring at the Library!

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Sex Trafficking in Iowa

This 90-minute program will include discussions on sex trafficking and labor trafficking, efforts by law enforcement to bring justice to those involved, and the process of aiding victims. This program is for adults 18+.

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Teen Tech Take-Apart

Destruction and creation! Teens and tweens ages 10-17 will take apart old computers and small appliances, then make something new with the pieces.

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