GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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.
Sculpture Hour 4:00 pm
Sculpture Hour
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sculpture Hour
Sculpture Hour Tuesday, April 2nd @4-5pm Join us as we create sculpture art out of floam, playdough and clay.  All materials will be supplied. Ages 8+
One on One: Address an Official 5:30 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tail Waggin' Readers
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! Students in 1st through 5th grade may sign up for a 20 minute time slot to read to a[...]
Anime Club 1:00 pm
Anime Club
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Anime Club
Anime Club   Saturday, April 6th @1-2:30 pm   Join us for anime episodes, crafts and snacks!   Episodes rated TV13+
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
ASL at the Library
Join us for a Sign Language basics for all ages. No registration.  
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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: Strawbees 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Strawbees
Apr 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Strawbees
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. Test your creativity as you build 3D structures using Strawbees® reusable straws & connectors.
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Gamer Club 4:00 pm
Gamer Club
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Gamer Club
Bring your favorite board/card game or play one of ours!   Ages 8 +
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 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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Rain Barrel Workshop 10:00 am
Rain Barrel Workshop @ Grimes Public Library
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Rain Barrel Workshop @ Grimes Public Library | Rome | New York | United States
Now is the time to prepare for a successful gardening season! Harness nature by collecting natural rainwater in a rain barrel, storing it until needed. This workshop will shed light on the proper way to[...]
Kids Read 3:00 pm
Kids Read
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any book about dogs this month and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.   Librarian book suggestion: Magic Puppy, Ranger in[...]
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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.
Tech Playground 4:00 pm
Tech Playground
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tech Playground
Explore electricity, circuits, and computational thinking thorough play! Tech available includes: Cubelets, circuit blocks, Makey Makey®, Osmo™, and more! Ages 5+.
Board Meeting 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
 
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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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Scratch Art 4:00 pm
Scratch Art
Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scratch Art
Scratch Art! Thursday, April 18th @4-5pm Join us as we create great art with scratch paper.  What can you create with this special paper? Scratch designs onto paper to reveal the colorful surface underneath. Ages[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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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Crafty Art 10:00 am
Crafty Art
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Crafty Art
Stop in to create something unique with our supplies! Ages 5 to adult Also available: Perler Beads Sun Catchers
Dungeons & Dragons Club 1:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Come play OR learn how to play this roleplaying game filled with storytelling and fantasy! Club meets 3rd Saturday of the month Ages 10-17
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Edible Earth Day Crafts 1:00 pm
Edible Earth Day Crafts
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Edible Earth Day Crafts
Edible Earth Day Crafts Monday, April 22nd @1-2pm Join us as we create edible Earth Day crafts at the library.
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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.
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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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Brick Games 4:00 pm
Brick Games
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Brick Games
Use the Library’s Lego® bricks to create a game you can play! Ages 5 +
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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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Composting 101 10:30 am
Composting 101
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Composting 101
Take this class and get started with composting! Composting is the best way to get natural fertilizer for your garden as well as reduce your carbon footprint. Master Gardener, Mamta, will be on hand to[...]
Rain Barrels Workshop 12:00 pm
Rain Barrels Workshop
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rain Barrels Workshop
Now is the time to prepare for a successful gardening season! Harness nature by collecting natural rainwater in a rain barrel, storing it until needed. This workshop will shed light on the proper way to[...]
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Apr 29 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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.