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.

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

All in-person programs at the Urbandale Public Library cancelled until further notice. However, we are offering virtual programs and special events! Please check our online calendar or call us at 515-278-3945 for the most current schedule and to register. 

Teen Battle of the Brains: State-Wide Smackdown

  • Thursday, December 17th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the Second Teen Battle of the Brains: Statewide Smackdown. Show off your smarts and compete, via Zoom, against teens from other libraries in Iowa! There will be five rounds of questions on topics ranging from pop culture to more serious studies, crafted with teens in mind. Don’t hide that big brain! Your hobby, fandom, or celebrity crush might just give your team the edge.

(Age requirement: 12-18)

If possible, please plan to join the meeting 5 minutes early so that the battle may (promptly) begin. Questions? Email

Register online or give us a call us at 515-278-3945.

Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

The Teen Volunteer Program has been suspended until further notice.