Oct
23
Mon
Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am

Bring your babies to the library for a fun and interactive storytime! We will work on early literacy skills, sing songs, dance, and play together.

Ages 0-18 months

Move and Groove @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm

Come join Kelly for some music, singing, moving and grooving! For movement on the floor you may bring a towel or yoga mat. No registration necessary and children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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.

Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:00 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.

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.

Teen Scene @ Johnston Public Library
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm

Early out Wednesday program for kids in grade 6 & up. Play video games on the big screen (usually Smash Bros. or Mario Kart), participate in other fun activities and eat snacks! No registration required. This week’s additional activity: Button Making!

C.L.A.S.S. @ Altoona Public Library
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm

School’s out early, so get to CLASS!  Grades K-6th will find something exciting and engaging to do each week.  Here is this monthly CLASS Schedule

Week 1 = Family Movie
Week 2 = Make & Take Craft
Week 3 = Game/Activity
Week 4 = STEM Class (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

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.

Out of the Box–Teen Game Night @ Altoona Public Library
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm

Come raid our collection of games!  Try something new or play an old classic!  You bring friends; we’ll bring snacks!  Grades 7-12.h)

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.