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All in-person programs at the Urbandale Public Library are cancelled until further notice.  However, we are happy to offer a range of live and on demand virtual programs! 

This schedule is subject to change.  Please check our online calendar or call us at 515-278-3945 for the most current information and to register. 

Special Events for Kids

Fun for the whole family! We’re offering a number of entertaining and educational special events via Zoom this month. Please check our online calendar for more information and to register.

Weekly Virtual Programs for Kids

Join us on Zoom each week in June for a variety of programs and events.!

Pre-registration is required for each weekly 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. A new link will be sent each week.

Zoom Storytime

  • Mondays in June, 10:00 AM

 Share a story with Miss Jenny! This interactive storytime will give us a chance to see our friends, talk together, and read a few stories.  Recommended for ages 2-6, siblings welcome! Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Rise and Shine

  • Wednesdays in June, 10:00 AM

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. Recommended for ages 2-7, siblings welcome. Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Fantastic Fantasy Read Aloud

  • Mondays & Thursdays in June, 11:00 AM

Join us while we read and discuss The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis. Expect about 20 minutes of listening to the story, followed by 10 minutes of discussion that you can join.  For ages 6 – 10, siblings welcome.

Zoom into Reading: Kids Book Club

  • Tuesdays & Fridays in June, 2:00 PM

If you enjoy stories like How to Train Your Dragon and Percy Jackson, this book club is perfect for you! Ages 8-13 are invited to meet twice a week to connect with friends over a good book! We’ll be zooming into adventure with The Heroes Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy.  At each 30 minute Zoom meeting, we’ll discuss a few chapters of the story. 

Register early and you’ll receive a free copy of the story to keep (while supplies last) and a reading schedule. Library staff will contact you to arrange a pickup time by phone. 

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