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!
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!
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

STEM Family Nights @ Pleasant Hill Library
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

STEM activities are offered on a monthly basis. Children and their parents are invited to participate in great STEM-related activities.  offered by the Polk County Extension Service, this popular series is for children in 3rd-5th grades.  Please register by contacting the library at 515-266-7815.

Move and Groove @ Grimes Public Library
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm

Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for music, dancing, imagination yoga, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ages 2 + recommended

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!
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.

Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Sep 25 @ 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.

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.

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 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.

Sep
26
Wed
Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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.

 

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Sep 26 @ 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.

Storytime @ Altoona Public Library
Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Thu
Toddler Time @ Altoona Public Library
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am

Get ready to read, dance, and play at the Altoona Public Libary! We will have a half hour of books, rhymes, and music, followed by a free play time where toddlers can play with each other.

Pre-school Play and Learn @ Pleasant Hill Library
Sep 27 @ 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. 

Preschoolers Jump! @ Indianola Public Library
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am

Books, music, and movement add up to fun in this 30-minute storytime. (Morning and afternoon sessions will be the same each week.) Ages 3-5 years.

Babies and Books @ Altoona Public Library
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am

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

Ages 0-18 months