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Urbandale Public Library/Summer Rocks in Urbandale!

Summer Rocks in Urbandale! is a celebratory event designed to kick off the Urbandale Public Library’s summer reading program for kids and adults – as well as highlight other summer programming and events taking place in Urbandale (and around the metro area).  The theme, Summer Rocks in Urbandale! is an expansion of the Library’s summer reading program theme, Libraries Rock!



Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018          Time:  10:00 a.m. – noon

Location:  south lawn of the Urbandale Public Library, 3520 86th St., Urbandale (Due to the rainy forecast, this event will take place INSIDE the Library!)

Celebrate summer at this this free community celebration featuring:

  • Special programming from the Grout Museum
  • Live music
  • Continuous storytime featuring local celebrity readers
  • Unveiling of the first-ever “All Urbandale Reads” book
  • Sample frozen yogurt from Orange Leaf and snow cones
  • Face painting, balloons, magic, and more!


Frozen yogurt provided by

Bottled water provided by

Continous storytime flooring provided by



(Click on the organization’s name to learn more)

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Living History Farms
Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN)
Urbandale Community Adult Band
Urbandale Community Theater
Urbandale Fire Department
Urbandale Food Pantry
Urbandale Historical Society
Urbandale Police Department