Events Calendar

Storytime 6:30 pm
Jul 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.

Storytime 10:00 am
Jul 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
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Jul 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.

End of Summer Reading -Teen Party!!!
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | End of Summer Reading -Teen Party!!!

Join us for the Summer Reading Teen Party!!

July 28th @6-8pm

There will be games, activities and a dessert bar!

Grand Prize Raffle winners announced.

Please register online

Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am | Friends of the Library Fun Run and 5K

Join us for the second annual Friends of the Grimes Public Library Fun Run and 5K. The race will take place this year at the South Sports Complex.  Fun Run ($10) starts at 8:30am and 5K ($30) at 9:00am. T-shirts available through July 15. Register here.

Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Kids Final Party

Kids who finished the Summer Reading Challenge get a ticket to attend the Kids Final Party on July 29th. Join us after the Friends of the Library Fun Run for snacks, games, and outdoors fun! Most importantly, find out if you are one of our Grand Prize raffle winners!

Chic Art Studio
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Chic Art Studio

Explore art through painting! Our self directed adult painting studio allows you to dabble in paint and try different painting techniques. We provide the painting supplies and the inspiration. Come alone or bring a friend for a relaxing and fun afternoon of paint creation!

Register for this event here.

GPL Adult Book Club
Aug 1 @ 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 second Tuesday of the month.

“Lila” by Marilynne Robinson will be discussed at this meeting. Pick up your copy today at the front desk.

Volunteer Hour
Aug 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Volunteer Hour

Looking for volunteer hours? On the second Thursday of each month, teens are invited to help plan and prepare for upcoming library events while earning hours towards getting their Silver Cord.

Ages 12-18

No registration

Board Meeting
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm | Board Meeting