GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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 10:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Get Fit Grimes Kickoff 5:00 pm
Get Fit Grimes Kickoff
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Get Fit Grimes Kickoff
Join us to kick off our Get Fit Grimes Step Challenge. Pick up your free pedometer (while supplies last), enjoy activities for the whole family, and join us on a group walk!
One on One: Address an Official 5:30 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Drop in anytime between 5:30 and 8pm to bend the ear of a Grimes City Council member. Share your thoughts, concerns, and ideas for the future of Grimes. We are here for you! No registration[...]
GPL Adult Book Club 6:30 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
This book club is for ages 18+ and meets the first Tuesday evening of every month. If the Library is closed on the first Tuesday for a holiday, book club will be held on the[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
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 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
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S.T.E.A.M. Blocks 3:45 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Sep 6 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Join us for this LEGO® building club where we will explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!  This is session 1 and we will meet 4 times: Sept. 6, 13, 27 and Oct.[...]
Ask-A-Counselor 5:30 pm
Ask-A-Counselor
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Register for a 30-minute time slot with Maxx Godsey from Renewal Conciliation Services. sit down for a free consultation to determine the best option for resolving your internal or relationship conflict. Offered the first Thursday[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby Lapsit
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
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Painting with Nature 10:00 am
Painting with Nature
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Painting with Nature
Painting with Nature Saturday, Sept. 8th @10-11 am. Join us as we create art with objects from nature! All ages welcome. Program will be outside, weather permitting.
Anime Club 1:00 pm
Anime Club
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Anime Club
Anime Club! Saturday, Sept. 8th @1-2:30pm Join us for anime episodes, crafts and snacks! Episodes rated TV13+
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 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
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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 10:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
ASL at the Library 4:00 pm
ASL at the Library
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
ASL at the Library
Join us for a story, activity, and sign language basics. All ages. Please register.
Step It Up! 5:00 pm
Step It Up!
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Step It Up!
Join Get Fit Grimes challenge participants and get your daily steps in! Meet at the Library for a walk to accumulate steps. One loop is 0.6 miles and 2 loops is 1.2 miles. Group will[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
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 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Early Out Adventures: Tessellations 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Tessellations
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Tessellations
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week we will combine math and art to create our own repeating patterns!
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S.T.E.A.M. Blocks 3:45 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Sep 13 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Join us for this LEGO® building club where we will explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!  This is session 1 and we will meet 4 times: Sept. 6, 13, 27 and Oct.[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby Lapsit
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
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Garden with the Masters: Salsas, Chutneys and Jams 10:30 am
Garden with the Masters: Salsas, Chutneys and Jams
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Garden with the Masters: Salsas, Chutneys and Jams
Its time to harvest all those garden tomatoes, peppers and herbs. Learn about how to use your garden produce to make simple jams, chutneys, and salsas. Prepare and sample recipes and discuss ways to preserve[...]
Welcome to Hogwarts 1:00 pm
Welcome to Hogwarts
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Welcome to Hogwarts
Welcome First Years, to the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Get sorted into your House, attend Potions class, play a game of Quidditch and test your Harry Potter knowledge all while competing to win the[...]
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Sep 17 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Register for a 15 minute time slot with Cynthia Letsch from Letsch Law Firm. Get advice on whether you have a legal issue that is worth pursuing and assistance finding a lawyer who can help[...]
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 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
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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 10:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Step It Up! 5:00 pm
Step It Up!
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Step It Up!
Join Get Fit Grimes challenge participants and get your daily steps in! Meet at the Library for a walk to accumulate steps. One loop is 0.6 miles and 2 loops is 1.2 miles. Group will[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
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 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
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Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby Lapsit
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
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Chess Club 1:00 pm
Chess Club
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chess Club
Come learn how to play or share your skills! For 4th-8th graders  
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 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
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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 10:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Step It Up! 5:00 pm
Step It Up!
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Step It Up!
Join Get Fit Grimes challenge participants and get your daily steps in! Meet at the Library for a walk to accumulate steps. One loop is 0.6 miles and 2 loops is 1.2 miles. Group will[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
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 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Early Out Adventures: Chiro Kids 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Chiro Kids
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Chiro Kids
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week doctors from Revive Chiropractic will teach us about our spine and skeletal system!
Board Meeting 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
Monthly Library board meeting
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S.T.E.A.M. Blocks 3:45 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Sep 27 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
S.T.E.A.M. Blocks
Join us for this LEGO® building club where we will explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!  This is session 1 and we will meet 4 times: Sept. 6, 13, 27 and Oct.[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baby Lapsit
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
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Red Cross Babysitting Course 9:00 am
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Red Cross Babysitting Course Ages 11-15 $35 fee for class materials required Saturday, September 29th 9am- 3:30pm (please bring a sack lunch) Register Here This course gives youth ages 11 to 15 years old the[...]
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Krafting with Kylie: Seasonal Decor 2:00 pm
Krafting with Kylie: Seasonal Decor
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Krafting with Kylie: Seasonal Decor
Kylie is back with a great craft to warm your home this fall! Decorate wooden “Autumn” and “Winter”! The perfect display for your hearth! Please register. Ages 18+