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The Urbandale Public Library is happy to offer virtual and in-person programs and special events!

Many event have limited space and require registration; visit our online program calendar or give us a call at 515-278-3945 option 1 to register.

The Library offers a variety of programs and special events just for teens! Events are for ages 12-17, unless otherwise noted.


Tween & Teen Painting: Superhero Silhouette

Youth library assistant, Carisa, will help you create an amazing image of your favorite superhero silhouetted against a background of your choosing.

Please e-mail csilverio@urbandale.org to let her know what superhero you will want to paint. She will then provide a silhouette that you can trace and paint to create your masterpiece.

Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman”

Judge Romonda D. Belcher will be presenting Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech which was originally given at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio in 1851. Judge Belcher will share other details about this historical figure and her involvement with the suffrage movement. 


Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

The deadline for the Fall/Winter Volunteer Application was October 20, 2021. Stay tuned for future teen volunteer opportunities.