GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

Teens After Hours: Final Party
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm | Teens After Hours: Final Party

*Final Party for Teen Summer Reading Program*

Teens who earned their Teen Party Ticket are invited to attend an after hours party in the library.  There will be snacks, games, and a raffle drawing where you could win a drone! (UDI U818A quadcopter)

Ages 12+

Registration required

Please register here or by calling 515-986-3551 by July 29th.

Tech Drop-In
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Tech Drop-In

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

Yoga for You
Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Yoga for You

Bring a towel or a yoga mat and join us for a free monthly yoga class provided by a Certified Yoga Instructor from Studio B Yoga. Classes are adjusted to match the level of participants. Ages 16+.

Expect to learn breathing techniques along with different postures to improve balance and flexibility. Instructors will lead with verbal cues as well as with hands on instruction.

 

Tech Drop-In
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Tech Drop-In

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

Red Cross Babysitting Class
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm | Red Cross Babysitting Class

Red Cross Babysitting Course

Ages 11-15

$35 fee for class materials required

9am- 4:30pm (please bring a sack lunch)

 

This class is FULL. Check back for future babysitting classes.

 

This course gives youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter’s Training teaches youth how to:

*Respond to emergencies and illness with first aid, rescue breathing, and other appropriate care
*Make decisions under pressure
*Communicate with parents and learn household rules
*Recognize safety and hygiene issues
*Manage young children
*Feed, diaper, and care for infants
* Start their babysitting business
Please bring a sack lunch.
Fee:  $35 must be paid to hold your spot

 

Volunteer Hour
Aug 11 @ 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

Ask-a-Lawyer
Aug 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 you. Offered the third Monday of each month.

Tech Drop-In
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Tech Drop-In

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

Adult Bingo
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Adult Bingo

Win prizes playing free Bingo every third Thursday of the month.

Board Meeting
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm | Board Meeting