Jul
23
Mon
Books & Babies @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 23 @ 9:15 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.

Books & Babies @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 23 @ 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.

Baby Rhyme Time @ Forest Avenue Library
Jul 23 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 18 months

Social storytimes for babies and their caregivers featuring rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.

Preschool Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 23 @ 10:15 am

Children ages three to five can come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and more, followed by a craft.

Drop-in Family Storytime @ West Des Moines Public Library
Jul 23 @ 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.
Jul
24
Tue
Preschool Storytime @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 24 @ 9:15 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.

Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 24 @ 9:15 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.

Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Jul 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.

Special Ruby Reads Storytime on June 12th!

You’ve probably seen the red pandas at the zoo, but have you met Ruby the red panda yet?

Ruby is a very special red panda stuffed bear, and she loves to read!  Join Ruby for one of her favorite stories and meet some of her animal friends from Blank Park Zoo during this fun and interactive program geared toward ages 2-4.

Storytime repeated at 9:30 AND 10am.

Shimmie Shake Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am

Come dance, groove, and learn at our Shimmie Shake Storytime!

We will sing songs, learn dances, and read interactive stories. We encourage parents to come ready to work out and dance along their kids!

This program is recommended for preschool and toddler age children.

Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 24 @ 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.

Baby Rhyme Time @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 24 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 18 months

Social storytimes for babies and their caregivers featuring rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.

Mother Goose on the Loose @ East Side Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies’ and toddler’s foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement.

Toddlers Wiggle @ Indianola Public Library
Jul 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.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos en Español e Inglés Para Toda la Familia @ East Side Library
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm

Come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish. Venga y disfrute cuentos, rimas, canciones, y manualidades en inglés y español.

Family Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 24 @ 6:15 pm

The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. Children’s Area

Jul
25
Wed
Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Jul 25 @ 9:15 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose @ Central Library
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies’ and toddler’s foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement.

Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Jul 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.

Special Hockey Storytime with Crash on Wednesday, July 18th. 

 

Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Jul 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.

Special Hockey Storytime with Crash on Wednesday, July 18th. 

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Jul 25 @ 10:00 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.