Urbandale Public Library/"Maker" Break at the Library!

Check out our spring break programs for kids and teens!

Please note – all of these programs require pre-registration.  Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.


Friday, March 15

Builder’s Corner with The Home Depot, 10:00 AM.

Children will build and decorate with our friends from The Home Depot.  All ages.

CultureAll Experiences, 4:30 PM.

Explore Mexican crafts and culture with CultureAll Ambassador Ana Rodriguez!  Ages 5+.


Monday, March 18

STEM Saves the Day:  Junior Detectives, 10:00 AM.

Officers from the Urbandale Police Department will show us how detectives use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  They’ll also help us solve a mystery!  All ages.

Air Racers, 6:00 PM.

Work together to build your own Electric Air Racer and get creative to add speed!  Ages 6+.   Please register for each air racer kit needed.


Tuesday, March 19

Instrument Petting Zoo, 9:30 AM & 10:15 AM.

Learn about string instruments with the Des Moines Symphony Academy and get hands on with the cello and violin.  Ages 3-9.

Hour of Code, 2:00 PM

Learn to code with Code Ninjas.  No coding experience necessary!  Ages 8-14.


Wednesday, March 20

Teddy Bear Breakfast, 10:00 AM.

Bring your stuffed friends and cook breakfast!  Some items may contain allergens and cross-contamination may occur.  Contact jgoulden@urbandale.org with questions.  All ages.

Teen Fabric Crafternoon, 3:00 PM.

Make pillows, bags, and more!  Choose from a variety of projects and add your own flair!  Sewing skills are optional.  Ages 10 – 17.


Thursday, March 21

Teen Chopped Challenge, 4:00 PM.

Cook three courses with a team using mystery ingredients in this fun competition. Ages 12- 17 only.


Friday, March 22

Sing Along Movie: Beauty and the Beast (PG, 2017), 10:00 AM.

Sing along with the live action film.  All ages.


Saturday, March 23

CultureAll Experiences:  Cup of Bosnian Hospitality, 11:00 AM.

CultureAll ambassador Zeljka Krvavica shares the culture and hospitality of the people of Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Ages 4+.

Thank you to our program partners!