GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Ask-A-Counselor 5:30 pm
Ask-A-Counselor
Nov 1 @ 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
Nov 1 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 3 @ 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[...]
Chess Club 1:00 pm
Chess Club
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 5 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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.
GPL Adult Book Club 6:30 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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: Makedo 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Makedo
Nov 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Makedo
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week we will build cardboard creations with Makedo – kid friendly saws, drills, and screws!
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STEAM Blocks 3:45 pm
STEAM Blocks
Nov 8 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM Blocks
Join us for this LEGO®-building club where we will explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!   We will meet 4 times and regular attendance is expected.  (This session will have different projects than[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 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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Brewing Teas – A Garden with the Masters Event 10:30 am
Brewing Teas – A Garden with the Masters Event
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Brewing Teas - A Garden with the Masters Event
Master Gardener Mamta will be on hand to discuss worldwide variances in teas. Come and compare green teas and black teas and discuss the fermentation process.  A variety of tea samples will be presented and attendees will[...]
Anime Club 1:00 pm
Anime Club
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Anime Club
Anime Club Saturday, November 10th @1-2:30pm. Join us for anime episodes, crafts and snacks! Episodes rated TV13+
Fantastic Food Beasts 4:30 pm
Fantastic Food Beasts
Nov 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fantastic Food Beasts
Fantastic Food Beasts Saturday, November 10th @4:30-6:30pm Celebrate your love of all things fantastical at this after-hours event. Search the Library to earn the tools you need to create your own edible fantastic beast. Ages[...]
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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.
Squishy Circuits 4:00 pm
Squishy Circuits
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Squishy Circuits
Squishy Circuits Wednesday, Nov. 14th @4-5pm Bring your ideas to life with fun, hands-on learning with squishy circuits! Experiment with electrical circuits and dough for learning and fun! School aged children welcome
Hook Nook – Crochet for Beginners 6:00 pm
Hook Nook – Crochet for Beginners
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hook Nook - Crochet for Beginners
Hook Nook is a series of 5 classes that build on one another. All skill levels are welcome and participants are encouraged to self pace. Each month, Kylie will teach a new crochet stitch. The[...]
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STEAM Blocks 3:45 pm
STEAM Blocks
Nov 15 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM Blocks
Join us for this LEGO®-building club where we will explore elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!   We will meet 4 times and regular attendance is expected.  (This session will have different projects than[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 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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Pre-K Sensory Play 10:00 am
Pre-K Sensory Play
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Pre-K Sensory Play
Bring your little one to get messy and explore!
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 19 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
ASL at the Library
Join us for a Sign Language basics for all ages. No registration. *Please note, this event has been moved from November 13th.
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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.
Cubelets 1:00 pm
Cubelets
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cubelets
Explore programming principles while building your own robot. Ages 6 and up
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Chess Club 1:00 pm
Chess Club
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 26 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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.
Needle Felting 4:00 pm
Needle Felting
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Needle Felting
Needle Felting Tuesday, Nov. 27th @4-5pm Learn the art of needle felting and make a cute cuddly creature of your own design. All supplies are provided Ages 8+
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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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Pen Pal Club 4:00 pm
Pen Pal Club
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pen Pal Club
Learn the fine art of letter writing! Make a friend with a student in Chicago! Ages 9-12 Registration Required * Letters will be mailed together and the Library will handle mail costs
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 30 @ 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
Nov 30 @ 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.