Oct
23
Mon
Nighty-Night Drop-in Storytime @ West Des Moines Public Library
Oct 23 @ 6:45 pm
Build a lifetime love of books and reading. Share bedtime stories, sing-along songs, and interactive fingerplays with an early literacy focus. Nighty-Night Storytime follows the Family Storytime format.

For ages 0-6 w/adult. No registration.

Oct
24
Tue
Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am

Sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft with friends at the library! Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years old, with a caregiver. No registration required.

Toddlers Wiggle @ Indianola Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am

Stories, rhymes, and music — and plenty of wiggle time! Join us for 30 minutes of fun for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18-36 months, with an adult.

Evening Family Story Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Drop in story time for families.

  • 20 – 30 minute program
  • 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday night
  • Pajamas are welcome
Oct
25
Wed
Daytime Family Story Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am

Join us for stories and other interactive finger-plays designed to build early literacy skills.

  • 30 minute program
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM and 10:15 AM (during school year)
Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

Toddler Time @ Pleasant Hill Library
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Includes lots of movement and singing. Parent or care provider involvement is necessary in order for your little one to get the most out of our time together. While older siblings are welcome. Children under 3 are encouraged to attend. Wednesday’s at 10 a.m.

Wee Read @ Johnston Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years with their grown-up.

Daytime Family Story Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:15 am

Join us for stories and other interactive finger-plays designed to build early literacy skills.

  • 30 minute program
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM and 10:15 AM (during school year)
Pre-school Story Time @ Pleasant Hill Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and finger plays are not only fun, but they also help get your child ready to read! Each week’s activities are theme-based, so it’s easy to continue the fun at home. Encourage your child to participate during story time. If s/he isn’t ready to be party of the fun, just watching and listening are valuable too! Pre-school story time is designed for preschool aged children and includes a simple craft. Wednesday’s & Thursday’s at 10:30 a.m.

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am

Children of all ages can come to storytime to hear stories, sing songs, and learn early literacy skills. Each week will have a new theme and kids will make a craft to take home or participate in a hands-on activity after the storytime is over.

Wednesday Story Time @ Plot Twist Book Store
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am

Join us each Wednesday morning for  PLOT TWIST Story Time.  We start reading at 10:30 am and All Ages are Welcome.

Wee Read @ Johnston Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am

Stories, songs, puppet friends and creative movement for kids 18 months to 3 years, with their grown-up.

Oct
26
Thu
Daytime Family Story Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am

Join us for stories and other interactive finger-plays designed to build early literacy skills.

  • 30 minute program
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM and 10:15 AM (during school year)
Daytime Family Story Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Oct 26 @ 10:15 am

Join us for stories and other interactive finger-plays designed to build early literacy skills.

  • 30 minute program
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM and 10:15 AM (during school year)
Pre-school Story Time @ Pleasant Hill Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am

Stories, songs, and finger plays are not only fun, but they also help get your child ready to read! Each week’s activities are theme-based, so it’s easy to continue the fun at home. Encourage your child to participate during story time. If s/he isn’t ready to be party of the fun, just watching and listening are valuable too! Pre-school story time is designed for preschool aged children and includes a simple craft. Wednesday’s & Thursday’s at 10:30 a.m.

Story Book Time @ Beaverdale Books
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am

Every Thursday at 11:00 a.m., we have something special for the youngest customers of Beaverdale Books. Thursday mornings are “Storybook Time at Beaverdale Books”. Booksellers read favorite selections from our children’s department along with time for singing, sharing and occasional surprises.

Please plan to visit us every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. for “Storybook Time!”

Storty Hour at the Lodge @ Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm

West Des Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to enjoy story hour with a staff naturalist.  Bring a lunch and share nature, books stories and games at the Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge.  FREE story times are scheduled for Thursdays, October 5-26, 2017 at 12:00 noon.

Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm

Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.