Families with children of various ages will delight in making memories during\ our Thursday night programs! As a reminder, these programs are free and pre-registration is necessary as indicated below. For programs that require registration, please register each person attending to ensure that we have plenty of supplies available. Go online, call, or stop in the library to register. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30 for Clive residents and Tuesday, May 7 for non-residents.
Date with Dad: Father figures are invited to bring their children for a fun evening of stories, dancing, crafts, treats and games! Let’s celebrate Fatherhood! June 6 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.
Jumbo Game Night: This is a traditional family gaming activity with a giant twist! Jumbo game stations will be set up in our library community room along with complimentary popcorn and drinks. June 13 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room No registration required.
Live Performance: Duke Otherwise is a playful wordsmith, spirited performer, skilled guitarist, and captivating tap-dancer. Come see him perform with his distinct baritone as he sings hilarious and imaginative songs that all ages will be delighted to hear. June 20 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room No registration required.
Hot Dog Dinner Theater: Join the library staff for a fun summer evening of hot dogs, chips, drinks, and dessert followed by a special magic performance! June 27 Dinner begins 5:30 p.m. Show begins 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Space limited. Registration required. (Please register only the members who will be eating dinner.)
Bubble Show: Absolute Science will mesmerize and entertain all ages while demonstrating the art and magic behind this timeless playtime tradition: Bubbles! July 11 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.
Family Sing-Along: Explore the universal language of music together in a relaxed and playful setting. This is an educationallybased program taught by local instructor and guitarist, Denise Forney. This program will include exposure to a variety of early music concepts, singing, finger plays, dancing, fun props, instrument play, and tips to take home. July 18 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required.
Cardboard Car Drive-in Movie: Fly on in with your original cardboard vehicle and enjoy a free showing of a cosmic family friendly movie (PG). Popcorn and drinks provided. Need a vehicle for the drive-in? We will have cardboard and other supplies ready for car making two hours before the movie begins. July 25 Building begins at 4:00 p.m. Movie begins at 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Registration required for building.
Hanson Family Jugglers: Come see Guinness World Record holder for speed juggling, Mark Hanson. You will hear inspiring stories and watch the entire family juggle balls and scarves, perform unicycle tricks, and so much more! August 1 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Special Events Building, Clive Aquatic Center (1801 NW 114th St., Clive) Registration required.