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April 15 Events

Money Smart Week

Take part in Virtual Money Smart Week to be held Saturday, April 10 through Saturday, April 17, 2021. This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Financial Literacy Challenge

April 1- May 15, 2021
This self-paced, online challenge is geared for ages 11–17 and adults. Participants are challenged to log their reading and boost their knowledge of budgeting saving, investing, and other financial-related topics by completing a variety of online-based activities!

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Braille: Cracking the Code

Did you know that Braille started out as a military code called “night writing?” Join us to learn a true tale that is over 100 years old, taught by Denise Bean, Youth Services Librarian at the Iowa Library for the Blind and Print Disabled. Target age: 5-18, families welcome! Tuesday, April 20 @ 4:30 PM via Zoom.

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National Poetry Month & Active Adults Online

April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of National Poetry Month! Join us for Active Adults Online for a chance to share your favorite poems and experiment with poetry-related crafts! Friday, April 23 @ 11:00 AM via Zoom.

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Playaway Audiobooks for Adults

Check out our new collection! Playaways are pre-loaded audiobooks that gives you the portability and freedom to listen to audiobooks anytime, anywhere.

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Seeking Strategic Plan Consultant

We're looking ahead to the future! The Library is currently accepting proposals for an experienced professional consultant to lead us through the strategic planning and visioning process.

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2021 All Urbandale Reads Book Selection

"When the Emperor Was Divine" has been selected as the 2021 All Urbandale Reads Book. We encourage everyone to read the story, participate in a community book discussion, and attend a related event!

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Remote Access to Ancestry Library Edition

Research your family history from home! Our partners at ProQuest have extended remote access to Ancestry Library Edition for Urbandale Public Library cardholders through June 30, 2021.

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