Events Calendar

Early Out Adventures: The Amazing Nature Race!
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Early Out Adventures: The Amazing Nature Race!

Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week join us outside the library, in Waterworks Park, for a nature scavenger hunt! Please come dressed appropriately for the weather!

Captain Underpants Day
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Captain Underpants Day

All things underwear and super heroes!

Stop in to celebrate this fun book series with:

  • Crafts
  • Activities
  • Snacks

Ages 7+


Trees and Leaves
Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Trees and Leaves

Why does a tree need leaves?

Why do leaves change color?

Why do leaves fall from the trees?

Find out all the answers and make your own fall leaf art to take home!

Ages 5 +

Tail Waggin' Readers
Oct 7 @ 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 1st through 5th 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!

Early Out Adventures: Ramps and Pathways
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | Early Out Adventures: Ramps and Pathways

Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week we will experiment with gravity, shape, and friction as we construct our own marble mazes!

Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am | Special Access Browsing

Grimes Public Library will be opening at 8am on the second Saturday of each month to offer an hour of quiet(er) browsing. Anyone with a special need as well as parents and/or caregivers is welcome to attend.  The Library will open to the general public at 9am.

Truck Day! 10:00 am
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | 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.

Rocket Readers Book Club
Oct 18 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm | Rocket Readers Book Club

Rocket Readers is a book club for 3rd through 5th grade readers.

Stop by the library to pick up a copy of Nightmares! by Jason Segel and come ready for fun and spooky activities.

Mad Science Laboratory
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Mad Science Laboratory

Join us on Monday, October 23 @2-3pm as we conduct some crazy and edible science experiments in our Mad Science Laboratory.

Ages 8-14.  No registration required.

Page Turners Book Club
Oct 26 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm | Page Turners Book Club

Page Turners is a book club for Kindergarten through 2nd graders. For October, read a picture book about Day of the Dead and come ready to make sugar skulls!  See book list at the library for suggestions!