This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Samantha, our youth librarian, weekly for rhymes, songs, bounces, stories, and a little playtime! For caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months. ...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Babies and their caregivers can join Miss Jennifer on Tuesdays for rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.  This program is recommended for caregivers and babies ages newborn to eighteen months.  Space is limited and available on a ...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Kids and caregivers! Come to the South Side Library's parking lot to see and touch a garbage truck! Visitors can learn from a community helper from the Public Works Department about how they use a garbage truck daily for their job! &nb...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
This month we will be reading and discussing Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Copies of the book are available at the North Side Library. Large print and audiobook (CD) copies are available upon request and e-audiobook copies are availabl...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
DUE TO HEAT- PROGRAM BEING MOVED TO FRANKLIN LIBRARY MEETING ROOM. Bring your imagination and join Miss Donna at Tower Park from 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM for this free, creative program where kids will explore various materials to bring...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Terrariums

3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Tweens and Teens ages 10-18 can make their own mini terrarium!   ...

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Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Ice Cream in a Bag!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Play & Learn
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Come to Central Library to make your own ice cream treat in a bag! Learn about how ice cream is made and then personalize your own! ...

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Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
The Library Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, June 21, 2021 at 4:15 PM at the South Side Library Meeting Room.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Iowa's Native Plants

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Exhibits
Event Details:
Have you ever wondered which plants you see every day are actually native to Iowa? Join us for a presentation by Iowa Native Plant Society on Iowa's Native Prairie Plants! The presentation will cover what are Iowa's Native Plants and how to grow them...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DocuWatch

6:00pm - 7:45pm
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
The Best Documentaries are meant to be shared!  Join us for a screening of an intriguing documentary. If you’re dying to discuss, join us the following week for DocuTalk!     Last Chance -- LGBT Refugees Seeking Asylum (2012) ...

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Movie Rating

Movie is not intended for children unless accompanied by an adult.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Bites

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
This month's book is We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry. Copies are available at the Central Library Circulation Desk and Pickup Window while supplies last. If you wish to pick up a book at the Central Library, books will only be given to th...

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Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
To allow the Easter Lake Neighborhood to provide public comment on a proposed new Urban Renewal Plan for their area. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fraud Fighters

6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Introducing Fraud Fighters – United Way of Central Iowa’s AmeriCorps Seniors program has Fraud Fighters volunteers who are trained by the Iowa Insurance Division to give presentations on common scams, such as fraudulent investments, consumer and Medi...