Library Services Update:Library Services will end early on Wednesday, Nov 25. We will be CLOSED Thursday, Nov 26 and Friday, Nov 27. Click here to check out our current services and hours.

All in-person programs at the Urbandale Public Library are cancelled until further notice. However, we are 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

Making History

  • Wednesday, December 9th @ 4:00 PM

Join us once a month at a new time for a tale of a person who changed the world, some of whom may be new to you. We’ll share a picture book biography and give some background information about the person and the time they lived in. Parents are encouraged to listen in, as some books may inspire questions and conversations. Recommended for ages 6-10, siblings welcome! Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Pajama Party Storytime

  • Thursday, December 10th @ 7:00 PM

Put on your PJs and grab your favorite stuffed animal, because it’s evening storytime with Miss Jacque! This interactive storytime will give us a chance to see our friends, read a few stories, and sing some songs. Recommended for ages 2-6, siblings welcome! Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Snowed-In Family BINGO!

  • Saturday, December 19th @ 10:00 AM

Want to play a game? Why not play with families all over Urbandale! Sign up with your email address and we’ll email you printable game cards. Don’t have access to a printer? You can pick up your bingo cards outside the Library in the brochure box located near our book return starting December 1st. We can’t wait for all of you to join us via Zoom to play! Recommended for All Ages/ Families. Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Weekly Virtual Programs for Kids

Join us on Zoom each week 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.

Zoom Storytime

  • Mondays @ 10:00 AM

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.  Recommended for ages 2-6, siblings welcome! Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Rise and Shine

  • Wednesdays @ 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.