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Urbandale Public Library/Spring Break at the Library!

Check out our spring break programs for kids and teens!

Please note – all of these programs require pre-registration.  Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Spring Break Scavenger Hunt, March 13 – 21

Locate all 12 images hidden throughout the children’s and teen areas! Don’t forget to sign your name on our Champion’s Log!

Josh the Baby Otter, March 13 & 14, 10:00 AM

Join us for a 30 – minute, fun and educational water safety presentation geared for children ages 3-6 years from the Urbandale Pool. Ages 3-6.

Register for one of two sessions:

BOOM!, March 16, 10:00 AM

Explore the interactions of pressure, temperature, and states of matter to explain why things pop, bang or blow up with the Science Center of Iowa. Ages 4+.  Register here.

EngiNerding Out, March 16, 11: 15 PM

Discover the Engineering Design Cycle as the Science Center of Iowa takes us through a series of challenges!  We’ll think critically to solve problems together.  Ages 8 – 14 only.  Register here.

Craftstravaganza, March 17, 2:00 PM

Drop in and make some crafts!  We’ll have directions and supplies, and you can work at your own pace. While supplies last.  Ages 4 – 12, siblings welcome. Register here.

Marble Run, March 18, 6:00 PM

Use your imagination and your engineering skills to create a unique maze for your marble to navigate. Materials will be provided. For kids of all ages. Register here.

Builder’s Corner w/Home Depot, March 19, 10:00 AM

Children and their caregivers will build and decorate a special project with our friends from Home Depot!  Kids of all ages. Register here.

Chopped Challenge, March 19, 2:00 PM

Teams of 3-5 will compete to create something tasty from unexpected ingredients in three rounds. Our friends from Natural Grocers will provide supplies and expertise in the use of our mystery ingredients. Form your own team, or be paired up the day of the event. Ages 12 – 17.  Register here.

See a Juggler, Be a Juggler! March 20, 10:00 AM

Everyone is a participant in this hour-long juggling show. Fun for the whole family! For kids of all ages.  Register here.

Balloon Twisting Workshop, March 20, 2:00 PM

Learn the art of balloon sculpture and make a variety of creations under the instruction of world-class balloon twister, Jason Kollum!  Ages 8 – 17 ONLY.  Register here.

Thank you to our program partners!