Youth Programs

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SEPTEMBER YOUTH PROGRAMS

Magic Tree House Book Club

Monday, September 22nd at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room B
Kids age 6 to 9 years old who love the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne will love the activities and craft based on the Vacation Under the Volcano book. Please register each month by calling 331-4490.

LEGO Club

Friday, September 26th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Story Room
Kids, age 5 and up, join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration.

 

OCTOBER YOUTH PROGRAMS

Minecraft Mania

Mondays – October 6, 13, 20, 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the Youth Services Area
Kids age 8 to 12 years are encouraged to test their Minecraft skills on the Youth Services computers and with console games.  No registration.

Science Sleuths

Friday, October 10th at 10:30 am in the Story Room
Science Sleuths is a thirty-minute hands-on science program designed for kids ages 3 – 6. Small sleuths, accompanied by their parents, will explore shadows. Listen to a story, make a shadow, and enjoy other activities. Please register each month by calling 331-4490.

Reading Pals

Thursday, October 16th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm in the Story Room
Kids age 6 and up can come to the library and read to a therapy dog! Reading Pals encourages children to read, by providing a non-judgmental listener in the form of a furry friend. No registration.

Magic Tree House Book Club

Monday, October 20th at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room B
Kids age 6 to 9 years old who love the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne will love the activities and craft based on the Day of the Dragon King book. Please register each month by calling 331-4490.

Pumpkin Patch Storytime

Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm in the Story Room
Enjoy friendly fall stories, songs, activities and a craft at this family story time. Halloween costumes encouraged. No registration.

LEGO Club

Friday, October 31st from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Story Room
Kids, age 5 and up, join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration.

 

OCTOBER TEEN PROGRAMS

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, October 1st at 6:30 pm
Teen Book Club meets at two times in two different venues, every six weeks. High School students age 13 and older will meet at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, October 1st to discuss Paper Towns by John Green in the Urbandale High School Media Center. Teens can also meet to discuss Paper Towns here at the library at 6:30 pm on October 1st . Questions??? Email trohe@urbandale.org or call 331-4490.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Wednesday, October 8th at 5:30 pm
Calling all teens ages 13-17. If you want to meet new people and make a difference, come join TAB. Teens have the opportunity to give input on the library’s books, video games, music, programs, resources, and teen space. Bring a friend and join us for pizza in Chapters Café on Wednesday, October 8th from 5:30-6:15. Questions??? Email trohe@urbandale.org or call 331-4490.

Author Talk/Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
In honor of Teen Read Week, local author Bythe Stanfel will talk about her experience as an author. Bythe will speak about the process of getting her book Out of the Pocket published. For those interested, Bythe will also conduct a writer’s workshop. To register, please email trohe@urbandale.org or call 331 4490.