GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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!

Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Solar Eclipse Day

The moon will be covering the sun!  Yes, really!  Scientists are calling this solar eclipse the “Great American Eclipse.”

It’s the first of its kind to happen in over 100 years!  Don’t miss it!

Join us for fun and interactive learning stations for all ages!

All Ages

Early Out Adventures: Ice Cream in a Bag!
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | Early Out Adventures: Ice Cream in a Bag!

Early Out Adventures are for school ages kids during early dismissals. This week join us outside the library as we whip up our own personal ice cream! Yum! Please register.

Early Out Adventures: Simple Circuits
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | Early Out Adventures: Simple Circuits

Early Out Adventures are for school ages kids during early dismissals. This week we will learn how electricity travels: what conducts and what insulates electricity. Then use what we’ve learned to build our own circuits! Due to limited supplies, please register.

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 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!

Tail Waggin' Readers
Nov 4 @ 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!

Tail Waggin' Readers
Dec 2 @ 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!

Tail Waggin' Readers
Jan 6 @ 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!

Tail Waggin' Readers
Feb 3 @ 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!