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The Urbandale Public Library is happy to offer a range of interactive virtual programs! 

Please check our online calendar to view all the programs we offer.

Special Events for Kids

Saturday Storytime

  • Saturday, May 15th @ 10:00 AM
  • Target Audience: Ages 2-6, siblings welcome

Share a story with Miss Jacque! This interactive storytime will give us a chance to see our friends, talk together, and read a few stories.

Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Electricity with the Science Center of Iowa

  • Tuesday, May 18th @ 4:00 PM
  • Target Audience: 5-12, families welcome

Explore the exciting world of electricity! Join a live Science Center program presenter virtually for hair-raising demonstrations (including everyone’s favorite orb, the Van de Graaff Generator) that illustrate what electricity is and how it moves. You’ll even get some valuable info about how to interact with electricity safely. 

Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.


Weekly Programs for Kids

Join us each week for a variety of programs and events!

Fantastic Friday Craft Kits-to-Go!

  • Every Friday, Available in the Children’s Section of the Library during Grab ‘n Go Service (click here for current service hours) No registration, while supplies last.
  • Recommended for Preschool and up

Each Friday we will provide a different fun, hands-on, craft project or activity to take home and enjoy! 

Please note: These are Craft ‘Kits-to-Go’ and take home because we do not currently have seating and space for doing crafts in the library at this time. We ask that you do not take more than one craft kit per child in your household each week. 


Pre-registration is required for each weekly virtual event. Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945. Be sure to include an email address when you sign up, and check your email for the link the evening before the event.

Zoom Storytime

  • Mondays @ 10:00 AM
  • No Storytime May 24 & 31
  • Recommended for ages 2-6, siblings welcome!

Share a story with Miss Jacque! This interactive storytime will give us a chance to see our friends, talk together, and read a few stories. 

Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Rise and Shine

  • Wednesdays @ 10:00 AM
  • No Rise & Shine May 26
  • Recommended for ages 2-7, siblings welcome!

Join Miss Jacque for music, movement, and FUN! We’ll do about 20 minutes of singing, dancing, rhyming, and chanting, with a story for cool-down time.

Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.