Sep
24
Mon
Book Babies @ Urbandale Public Library
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am
Bounce, sing, shake, and play with us at this “can’t sit still” story time! We’ll have 20-30 minutes of interactive programming, followed by an unstructured playtime where children and caregivers can interact with their peers!
Storytime @ Johnston Public Library
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am

Storytime is designed for the 3-5 year old crowd with their grown-up. Younger and older sibling are welcome. Plan to come and interact with your child as we read, sing, and move together.

Books & Babies @ Waukee Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am

For infants (0-17 mo.) and care-givers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Storytime @ Johnston Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am

Storytime is designed for the 3-5 year old crowd with their grown-up. Younger and older sibling are welcome. Plan to come and interact with your child as we read, sing, and move together.

Toddler Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am
This short-attention span story time is perfect for toddlers. We’ll share short books, rhymes, and music in the first thirty minutes, followed by a chance to stay and play!
Baby Bear Lap Time @ Clive Public Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am

Ages newborn – early walkers (with an adult)
Begins week of September 10 and runs for eight weeks.

This is a bonding time for you and your infant that models beginning literacy skills with the use of board books, puppets, finger plays, nursery rhymes, singing, and tips to take home. An open play and social time follows. Feel free to come even if baby believes it’s naptime.

Drop-in program.

Drop-in Family Storytime @ West Des Moines Public Library
Sep 24 @ 6:45 pm
Build a lifetime love of books and reading. Join us as we share stories, songs, and interactive rhymes with an early literacy focus. For ages 0-6 w/adult. No registration.
Sep
25
Tue
Book Babies @ Urbandale Public Library
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am
Bounce, sing, shake, and play with us at this “can’t sit still” story time! We’ll have 20-30 minutes of interactive programming, followed by an unstructured playtime where children and caregivers can interact with their peers!
Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Begins week of September 4 and runs for eight weeks

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Story Time @ Kirkendall Public Library
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am

Toddler Story Time is a 15-20 minute theme based story time designed for 1-3 year olds and their parents/caregivers. Participants will be engaged in books, rhymes, counting activities and songs. There are multiple opportunities to attend this story time each week.

Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Sep 25 @ 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.

Toddler Time repeated at 9:30 AND 10am.

Preschool Story Time @ Kirkendall Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am

Preschool Story Time is a 20-25 minute theme based story time is designed for 3-5 year olds and their parents/caregivers. Participants of this story time will enjoy books, rhymes, counting activities and songs. There are multiple opportunities to attend this story time each week.

Preschool Storytime @ Waukee Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Begins week of September 4 and runs for eight weeks

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am
This short-attention span story time is perfect for toddlers. We’ll share short books, rhymes, and music in the first thirty minutes, followed by a chance to stay and play!
Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Big Bear Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am

Preschoolers age 3 and older (adults and siblings welcome to join)

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Fridays 10:30 a.m.

Begins week of September 4 and runs for eight weeks.

Preschoolers are invited to this 30-minute program of book-related fun. Program highlights include picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubbles galore.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Storytime @ Pleasant Hill Library
Sep 25 @ 10:30 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.  No registration necessary.

Toddler Time @ Urbandale Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am
This short-attention span story time is perfect for toddlers. We’ll share short books, rhymes, and music in the first thirty minutes, followed by a chance to stay and play!
Toddlers Wiggle @ Indianola Public Library
Sep 25 @ 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.