GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Jun 2 @ 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[...]
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Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday throughout June and July at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn!See below for movie schedule: June 4 Monsters University (95 min) G June 11 CoCo (120 min) PG June 18[...]
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Instrument Petting Zoo 11:00 am
Instrument Petting Zoo
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Instrument Petting Zoo
Join members of the Des Moines Symphony Academy as we learn about and explore the violin, the cello, and more! Ages 4-10. Two time slots available. Register for the 11am workshop or 11:30am workshop.
Instrument Petting Zoo 11:30 am
Instrument Petting Zoo
Jun 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instrument Petting Zoo
Join members of the Des Moines Symphony Academy as we learn about and explore the violin, the cello, and more! Ages 4-10. Two time slots available. Register for the 11am workshop or 11:30am workshop.
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Governors Day Bingo 6:00 pm
Governors Day Bingo
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Governors Day Bingo
Join the Friends of the Grimes Public Library for Governor’s Day Bingo! Located in the shelters outside the Library. We will have over $4,000 in prizes from more than 3 dozen sponsors. Gift cards, concert[...]
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Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday throughout June and July at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn!See below for movie schedule: June 4 Monsters University (95 min) G June 11 CoCo (120 min) PG June 18[...]
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A Very Musical Habitat 3:00 pm
A Very Musical Habitat
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Very Musical Habitat
Join an educator from Blank Park Zoo as we explore the songs and sounds of different habitats and meet 4 live animals that call those habitats home. All ages.
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Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday throughout June and July at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn!See below for movie schedule: June 4 Monsters University (95 min) G June 11 CoCo (120 min) PG June 18[...]
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Make Your Own Musical Instrument! 2:00 pm
Make Your Own Musical Instrument!
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Make Your Own Musical Instrument!
Tuesday, June 19th @2-3pm Build your own musical instrument and make some noise! Join us as we make instruments using recycled and common household items. We will also have the chance to paint and decorate[...]
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HOOPLA! 3:30 pm
HOOPLA!
Jun 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
HOOPLA!
Stories & Songs to Make You Wiggle and Giggle – Join storyteller Will Stuck as he shares some of his favorite stories and songs. An interactive show that will make you roll on the floor laughing![...]
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LEGO® Contest: Making Music 12:30 pm
LEGO® Contest: Making Music
Jun 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
LEGO® Contest: Making Music
No Building at Home this year! 12:30 pm – Build something musical with the library’s bricks 1:30  pm – Explain your creation to our judges and see who will win! Ages 5+ Please REGISTER
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Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday throughout June and July at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn!See below for movie schedule: June 4 Monsters University (95 min) G June 11 CoCo (120 min) PG June 18[...]
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Scribble Bots (ages 3-7) 10:00 am
Scribble Bots (ages 3-7)
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Scribble Bots (ages 3-7)
Make your own simple robot with an electric toothbrush and markers and create your own scribble masterpiece! There will be two time slots offered. This time slot is for ages 3-7. Register here. 
Scribble Bots (ages 8+) 11:00 am
Scribble Bots (ages 8+)
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Scribble Bots (ages 8+)
Make your own simple robot with an electric toothbrush and markers and create your own scribble masterpiece! There will be two time slots offered. This time slot is for ages 8+. Register here.