Library Services Update:The Library is closing early on Friday, October 22 at 5:00 PM to clear the parking lot for a community event. Click this message for hours and information about current library services offered.



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October 21 Events

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Please Wear a Mask

As required by CDC Guidelines, patrons should wear a mask when using the library.

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Book Club Survey

Share your feedback on book clubs at the Urbandale Public Library. We want to hear from you whether or not you currently attend our book discussions. We’ll use the information from the survey to guide us for book clubs in 2022 and beyond, from title selection to location! Stay tuned for exciting developments with our upcoming book discussions. Survey Deadline: November 5

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Afterschool Fun

Join us Tuesdays from 4:15-5:15 PM for fun activities, perfect for ages 5 years old and up! We'll have LEGO on the 1st Tuesday of the month, Get Crafty on the 2nd Tuesday, STEM on the 3rd Tuesday, and Board Games on the 4th Tuesday. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesday will be drop-in and located in the Youth Area. The 4th Tuesday has registration and will be located in Meeting Room A/B.

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Thursday Night Movie

Join us this month for Black Widow (PG-13/2021/135 minutes). Limited space for social distancing, registration encouraged. October 28 @ 6:00 PM.

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Seeking Teen Volunteers

Attention teens ages 12-17! Looking to gain valuable work experience or earn volunteer hours for the Silver Cord Program? It's time to get ready to volunteer at the library this 2021-2022 school year!

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Managing Grief Through the Holidays

While each person's grief journey is unique, the holidays can magnify the experience for many who are dealing with loss. The Iowa Donor Network will share ways to take care of yourself and others every step of the way. November 3 @ 6:00 PM.

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Playaway Audiobooks for Adults

Listen to Audiobooks without a CD Player or through downloading e-Audiobooks to your personal smart device. Playaways are pre-loaded audiobooks on a small device that gives you the portability and freedom to listen to audiobooks anytime, anywhere.

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