Programs & Events
DECEMBER YOUTH PROGRAMS
All Story Times end on Friday, December 20th and resume on Monday, January 6th
Monday December 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30th from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Youth Services Area.
Kids age 10 to 16 years are encouraged to test their Minecraft skills on the Youth Services computers and with console games. Questions? Email email@example.com or call 331-4490. No registration.
Thursday, December 5 at 12 noon in the Conference Room
Students in 3rd – 5th grades, who love books, will love the Lunch Bunch! Pick up your copy of Leepike Ridge by N. D. Wilson at the library circulation desk and join in the activities and the lively discussion. Lunch can be ordered from Chapters Cafe by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 331-4490.
Dear old Saint Nick will drop by the Library on Wednesday, December 11 for the 9:30 am and 10:15 am story times. Santa will also stop in on Thursday, December 12 for the 9:30 am story time. Kids age 3 -6 years are invited to listen to stories, visit with Santa and decorate a cookie. Registration is not required.
Teen Book Club
Wednesday, December 11
High school students age 14 and older can choose from two venues and times to discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Urbandale High School students can meet at the Media Center at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 11th. Teens can also meet at the Urbandale Library ICN Room at 6:30 pm on the 11th. Questions? Email email@example.com or call 331-4490.
Friday, December 13 at 10:30 am in the Story Room
Kids, age 3 – 6 years, accompanied by an adult, will use hands-on activities to explore the topic of building. To register, contact the Youth Services Desk at 331-4490.
Sunday, December 15 at 2:30 pm in Meeting Rooms A/B
Join us to view this recently released DVD, where a small gremlin is recruited by a league that fights against villains to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Free popcorn. No registration.
Magic Tree House Book Club
Monday, December 16 at 7:00 pm in the Youth Services Area
Kids age 6 to 9 years old who love the Night of the Ninjas book by Mary Pope Osborne can explore the ancient world of Japan with fun activities and a craft. Please meet in the Youth Services area. Register each month by calling 331-4490.
Thursday, December 19 at 7:00pm
Families are invited to bring their children age 2 years and up to enjoy some Santa stories and make a Santa craft. Registration is not required.
Friday, December 20, 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
Make and Take Crafts
Thursday, December 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. in the Story Room
Kids age 3 and up, accompanied by an adult, can drop by the Library between the hours of 1:00 to 4:00 pm to create some fun crafts.
Creations With A Twist
Friday, December 27 at 10:30 am in Meeting Rooms A/B
Daniel Poe will entertain kids of all ages, and particularly elementary-age kids, as he presents a show full of stories, balloon costumes, audience volunteers, and lots of laughter! You won’t want to miss Creations With A Twist. Registration is not required.