Holiday Closure:The Library will be closing early Sunday, May 29 @ 3:00 PM. We will be closed all day Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

The Urbandale Public Library is happy to offer a range of in-person programs!

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

Scavenger Hunts

Year-round, drop into the library to hunt down 9 themed pictures hidden throughout the children’s area. Don’t forget to sign the champion’s log after you’ve found them all!

Storytimes

Check out our event calendar (click here) for exact dates and amendments to the regular schedule.

Baby Bounce (0-24 mo) –

  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Mondays and Thursdays, 9:00 – 9:45 AM
  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 9:30 – 10:30 AM

Toddler Time (2-3 yrs) –

  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Mondays and Thursdays, 9:50 – 10:35 AM

Preschool Storytime (3-6 yrs) –  

  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Mondays, 10:45 – 11:15 AM

Family Storytime (2-6 yrs) – 

  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:00 PM
  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Thursdays, 10:45 – 11:35 AM
  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

Music & Movement (2-7 yrs) – 

  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:15 AM & 10:30 – 11:15 AM

Storytime Explorers (4-8 yrs)-

  • 1st & 3rd Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Afterschool Fun

Afterschool Fun: LEGO (Drop-in) –  

  • 1st Tuesday, 4:15 – 5:15 PM

Afterschool Fun: Get Crafty (Drop-in) –  

  • 2nd Tuesday, 4:15 – 5:15 PM

Afterschool Fun: STEM (Drop-in) –  

  • 3rd Tuesday,  4:15 – 5:15 PM

Afterschool Fun: Board Games *(Registration Encouraged) –  

  • 4th Tuesday, 4:15 – 5:15 PM