Library ClosedThe Library will be closed on Sunday, April 21. We will resume regular hours on Monday, April 22.

Please note, some programs required advance registration and schedules may vary.  For the most current information about any of these programs or to register, please call us at 515-278-3945 or check out our online calendar.

 

Storytime

The age recommendations provided for the storytime programs described below indicate the developmental level the program targets.  However, every child is different. If you’re not sure if a storytime is the right fit for your child, we encourage you to try it out.

Storytime is a fantastic opportunity to bond and share the learning experience, so caregivers should plan on attending and participating! No registration required.  Siblings welcome!

Book Babies (0-24 months): Bounce, sing, shake, and play with us at this “can’t sit still” storytime.

  • Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:00 AM
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 9:30 AM

Toddler Time (2-3 years): This short-attention span storytime is full of music, stories, and rhymes.

  • Mondays and Tuesday at 10:00 AM and  10:30 AM

Family Storytime (4+ years): Join us for fun and interactive stories to keep the whole family entertained and engaged.  Pajamas are welcome at our evening session!

  • Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
  • Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:15 AM
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10:30 AM

Rise and Shine (Ages 2 -7):  An active exploration of music and movement with instruments, bubbles, stretching, and more!  Rise and Shine will not be offered in April or May.  Look for this fun program to return in June 2019 at a new time.  Watch our events calendar for more details! 

 

Coming Soon!  Information about the 2019 Summer Reading Program

The 2019 Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories, ” will run from June 1 – August 2nd.  Watch this page for a list of related events and details about signing up for our reading challenge. 

 

 

We also offer one-time,  special events for early learners, school-age kids, and their families. Please check our events calendar for more details.   For more information on programming for teens ages 12-17, please visit our For Teens page.