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Tail Waggin' Readers, 9-11 am Nov 01, 2014 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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, 986-3551.
Bubble Bottles 1:00 pm Nov 01, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Come learn about the chemistry of lava lamps and create your own non-toxic lava lamp to take home! Ages 5+, please register.
Move and Groove 6:30pm Nov 03, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Come join Kelly for some music, singing, moving and grooving! For movement on the floor you may bring a towel or yoga mat. No registration necessary and children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Bookclub 7:00 pm Nov 03, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Join the Grimes Book Club and discuss "Love Medicine" by Louise Erdrich. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk.
Toddler Time 9:30 am Nov 04, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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 10:00 am Nov 04, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am Nov 04, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
Suncatcher Craft 6:30 pm Nov 04, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Come paint a Fall Suncatcher to take home and decorate your window! Ages 5+, no registration needed.
Preschool Story Time 9:30 am Nov 05, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Story Time 10:00 am Nov 05, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Early Out Adventures 1:30pm Nov 05, 2014 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM
School age kids are invited to come to the library after school on early dismissal days for fun activities. This week we will learn about the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos, and create one of its most popular decorations, sugar skulls! Please register, $5 admission for supplies.
Evening Story Time 6:30 pm Nov 06, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
Friday Story Time 10:00 am Nov 07, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Youth Advisory Council, 4:30pm Nov 07, 2014 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Let your voice be heard! Join Kelly at the library and participate in the Library's Youth Advisory Council. The YAC helps make decisions about teen programming, collection direction, and other aspects of the library in order to help create a teen-friendly space.
Underwater Wonders Nov 08, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Many may not know, but Iowa was primarily underwater throughout much of the Devonian Period. During this time large fish ruled the seas with armor plates made of bone and jaws as powerful as a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Explore fossils from Iowa’s Devonian Period on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. Ages 4+, no registration needed.
Move and Groove 6:30pm Nov 10, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Come join Kelly for some music, singing, moving and grooving! For movement on the floor you may bring a towel or yoga mat. No registration necessary and children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Preschool Story Time 9:30 am Nov 12, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Story Time 10:00 am Nov 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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 3:00pm Nov 13, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Bring in your laptop every second Thursday of the month for basic computer instruction.
Evening Story Time 6:30 pm Nov 13, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.

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Tail Waggin' Readers, 9-11 am Nov 01, 2014 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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, 986-3551.
Bubble Bottles 1:00 pm Nov 01, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Come learn about the chemistry of lava lamps and create your own non-toxic lava lamp to take home! Ages 5+, please register.
Move and Groove 6:30pm Nov 03, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Come join Kelly for some music, singing, moving and grooving! For movement on the floor you may bring a towel or yoga mat. No registration necessary and children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Bookclub 7:00 pm Nov 03, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Join the Grimes Book Club and discuss "Love Medicine" by Louise Erdrich. Pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk.
Toddler Time 9:30 am Nov 04, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
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 10:00 am Nov 04, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am Nov 04, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Bring your baby and sing songs, play games, and socialize with other babies and their caregivers. Recommended for birth through 18 months. No registration required.
Suncatcher Craft 6:30 pm Nov 04, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Come paint a Fall Suncatcher to take home and decorate your window! Ages 5+, no registration needed.
Preschool Story Time 9:30 am Nov 05, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Story Time 10:00 am Nov 05, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Early Out Adventures 1:30pm Nov 05, 2014 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM
School age kids are invited to come to the library after school on early dismissal days for fun activities. This week we will learn about the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos, and create one of its most popular decorations, sugar skulls! Please register, $5 admission for supplies.
Evening Story Time 6:30 pm Nov 06, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
Friday Story Time 10:00 am Nov 07, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Youth Advisory Council, 4:30pm Nov 07, 2014 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Let your voice be heard! Join Kelly at the library and participate in the Library's Youth Advisory Council. The YAC helps make decisions about teen programming, collection direction, and other aspects of the library in order to help create a teen-friendly space.
Underwater Wonders Nov 08, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Many may not know, but Iowa was primarily underwater throughout much of the Devonian Period. During this time large fish ruled the seas with armor plates made of bone and jaws as powerful as a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Explore fossils from Iowa’s Devonian Period on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. Ages 4+, no registration needed.
Move and Groove 6:30pm Nov 10, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Come join Kelly for some music, singing, moving and grooving! For movement on the floor you may bring a towel or yoga mat. No registration necessary and children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Preschool Story Time 9:30 am Nov 12, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Story Time 10:00 am Nov 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
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 3:00pm Nov 13, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Bring in your laptop every second Thursday of the month for basic computer instruction.
Evening Story Time 6:30 pm Nov 13, 2014 from 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Bring your family and join us to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For all ages. No registration required.
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