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

July 16 Events

Book Babies

9:00 AM Story Room

BOOK BABIES is held on Monday and Tuesday at 9:00 AMBounce, sing, shake, and play with us at this "can't sit still" story time! We'll have 20-30 minutes of interactive programming, followed by an…

Toddler Time

10:00 AM Story Room

TODDLER TIME is held Monday and Tuesday at 10:00 AM.This short-attention span story time is perfect for toddlers. We'll share short books, rhymes, and music. This 20-30 minute story time incorporates…

Shark Art

4:00 PM Meeting Room A/B

Get a jump on shark week with artistic creations featuring your favorite deep sea predators! This program is appropriate for all ages. Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.For more…

Music From Scratch

6:00 PM ICN Room

In this 8-week course, kids ages 10-14 will learn the basics of computer science as they work with Scratch to play musical notes, create a music video, and more! Projects are cumulative, so please…

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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Art Gallery Exhibit

Iowa Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCWBI) Exhibit on display July 1 - August 14.

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All Urbandale Reads

The All Urbandale Reads book is "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith. Join us for a book club for the entire city!

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Start, Manage, and Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA

Your library card gives you free access to ReferenceUSA, an online research and reference tool for business professionals, job seekers, entrepreneurs, sales representatives, and more. Join us for a free demo!

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Getting Published

Interested in being a writer or illustrator in the youth market? Get your questions answered at this panel discussion with Iowa authors and illustrators.

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Evolution of Rock & Roll in Iowa

Iowa rocks! Join the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum staff as we discuss rock and roll music in our state.

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