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.
Please register for each child attending unless otherwise noted. Go online, call, or stop in the library to register.
Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1 for Clive residents and Tuesday, May 8 for non-residents.
Date with Dad: Dads and/or grandfathers are invited to bring their children for a fun evening of stories, dancing, crafts, treats and games! Let’s celebrate Fatherhood! June 7 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Register online or contact the library.
Jester Puppets: Ahoy, mateys! Grab your bandana, eye patch or captain’s hat to transform into a pirate and join us on a thrilling, high seas adventure. There will be laughter, revelry and music only pirates can make. But beware – a kraken may be trolling the nearby waters! June 14 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Drop-in program.
BOOM! Stories and Science: Dogs that oink? Alien attacks? Clouds in the library and bubbles galore? Join us for a unique performance with comedian, storyteller, and mad scientist, Will Stuck, as he shares his favorite stories and experiments. This is a show loaded with laughs, ooh and aahs and plenty of audience participation. June 21 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Library Community Room Drop-in program.
Science Center of Iowa — Global Soundscapes: What do vibrations look like in slow motion? How do animals use sound to survive? What do sounds tell us about the health of our planet? Join the Science Center of Iowa to meet a team of soundscape ecologists and hear the Earth in a whole new way! June 28 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Drop-in program.
Cardboard Car Drive-in Movie: Roll on in with your sweet cardboard car and enjoy a free showing of a rocking family friendly movie (PG). Popcorn is provided. Feel free to bring a drink of choice. Need a car for the drive-in? We will have cardboard and other supplies ready for car making two hours before the movie begins. July 5 Building begins at 4:00 p.m. Movie begins at 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Register online or contact the library.
Mundo Music: All ages and levels are invited to this movement class. Enjoy live music while learning how people around the world express themselves through international dance and sound. July 12 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Library Community Room Drop-in program.
Celebrate with library staff at the Clive Festival. Visit their website at clivefestival.com for more information. July 19
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! July 26 Dinner begins 5:30 p.m. Show begins 6:00 p.m. Library Community Room Limit 100 Register online or contact the library. (Please register only the members who will be eating dinner.)