GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

Tail Waggin' Readers
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am | Tail Waggin’ Readers

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! Students in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade may sign up for a 20 minute time slot to read to a therapy dog partner. Please call the library to register for an available time!

Truck Day! 10:00 am
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am | Truck Day!

Big wheels! Loud horns! What’s not to love about trucks? Bring your family to explore working vehicles up close, and meet the drivers who protect, serve, and build our community! All ages welcome. Trucks from City of Grimes, Polk County Sheriff’s Department, Grimes Fire Department, Des Moines Area Regional Transit, UTS Transportation, Camp Dodge and more!

Move and Groove
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Move and Groove

Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for stretching, dancing, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

All Ages

Toddler Time
Oct 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
Oct 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.

Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm | Adult Book Club

Pick up a copy of this month’s book club pick, “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman at the Library.

Preschool Storytime
Oct 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
Oct 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.

Tech Drop-In
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Tech Drop-In

Register for one-on-one tech assistance with your phone, tablet, or computer!

Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Part 3 of Thursday TedTalk

Join Clint Dudley from Shade Tree Auto and Mike Vaughn from BDI Signs for Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance!