GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Jun 1 @ 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[...]
Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Little Explorers
Bring your little explorer for space-themed sensory activities. Held outside (weather permitting) and geared for ages 6 and under. Available first Saturday of both June and July at 10am.
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for music, dancing, imagination yoga, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 2 + recommended
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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
Toddler Time
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
One on One: Address an Official 5:30 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Drop in anytime between 5:30 and 8pm to bend the ear of a Grimes City Council member. Share your thoughts, concerns, and ideas for the future of Grimes. We are here for you! No registration[...]
GPL Adult Book Club 6:30 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
This book club is for ages 18+ and meets the first Tuesday evening of every month. If the Library is closed on the first Tuesday for a holiday, book club will be held on the[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
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Baby Lapsit 9:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Baby Lapsit
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. NEW TIME 9AM!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Governors Day Bingo 6:00 pm
Governors Day Bingo
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Grimes Public Library for Governor’s Day Bingo! Bingo will be played in the parking lot in front of the library. Rain location: inside the library. We will have over $4,000[...]
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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime in the Park
Join the Library and Parks Departments for a special all-ages storytime followed by outdoor play. Walk to your local playground, or discover a new neighborhood park. A limited selection of books will be available for[...]
Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn! June 10 Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation (120 min.) PG June 17 Ralph Breaks the Internet (112 min.) PG June 24 Beauty and[...]
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for music, dancing, imagination yoga, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 2 + recommended
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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
Toddler Time
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Needles and Thread 1:00 pm
Needles and Thread
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Needles and Thread
Part of our Makerspace Series: Join us each week as we use the Library’s makerspace to explore new ways to tinker. All ages welcome, however, some activities may be geared toward older children. Explore our[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Kids Read 4:00 pm
Kids Read
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any Magic Treehouse book this month and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.
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Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
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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Baby Lapsit 9:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Baby Lapsit
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. NEW TIME 9AM!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Krafting with Kylie: When Life Gives You Lemons… 4:00 pm
Krafting with Kylie: When Life Gives You Lemons…
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Krafting with Kylie: When Life Gives You Lemons...
Make Lemon Candles! Fill lemons with fresh scented candle wax and take your creative candles home. Optional: Add lavender to the wax for a unique twist! Ages 16+ Register here.
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Stomp Rockets 10:00 am
Stomp Rockets
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Stomp Rockets
Get both creative and physical by making your own stomp rocket and launching it into the sky! All ages. Registration required. Register here.
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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime in the Park
Join the Library and Parks Departments for a special all-ages storytime followed by outdoor play. Walk to your local playground, or discover a new neighborhood park. A limited selection of books will be available for[...]
Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn! June 10 Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation (120 min.) PG June 17 Ralph Breaks the Internet (112 min.) PG June 24 Beauty and[...]
Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Jun 17 @ 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[...]
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for music, dancing, imagination yoga, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 2 + recommended
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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
Toddler Time
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Feel the Heat 1:00 pm
Feel the Heat
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feel the Heat
Part of our Makerspace Series: Join us each week as we use the Library’s makerspace to explore new ways to tinker. All ages welcome, however, some activities may be geared toward older children. Apply heat[...]
Board Meeting 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
 
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.
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Adult Bingo 3:00 pm
Adult Bingo
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adult Bingo
Win prizes playing free Bingo! Ages 18+.  
CANCELLED Circus Variety Workshop CANCELLED 5:00 pm
CANCELLED Circus Variety Workshop CANCELLED
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELLED Circus Variety Workshop CANCELLED
This event has been CANCELLED 
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
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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Baby Lapsit 9:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Baby Lapsit
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. NEW TIME 9AM!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Star Lab 1:00 pm
Star Lab
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Star Lab
Experience the night sky like never before by entering the Star Lab: an inflatable, digital planetarium. Ages 7+. Held in the Grimes Community Complex Gym and provided by Heartland AEA and Dallas County Conservation. Star[...]
Star Lab 2:00 pm
Star Lab
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Star Lab
Experience the night sky like never before by entering the Star Lab: an inflatable, digital planetarium. Ages 7+. Held in the Grimes Community Complex Gym and provided by Heartland AEA and Dallas County Conservation. Star[...]
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Spanish Storytime 10:00 am
Spanish Storytime
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Spanish Storytime
Whether you are a native speaker, or looking to learn, you’ll love our Spanish Storytime! All ages and families welcome. Cuentos en español. Todas las edades son bienvenidas.
Garden With the Masters: Perennial Gardens 11:30 am
Garden With the Masters: Perennial Gardens
Jun 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Garden With the Masters: Perennial Gardens
Invest in plants that will come up year after year and save yourself time and energy! Mamta will have plant starters to hand out to get your perennial garden off on the right foot. Please[...]
Galactic Escape 4:30 pm
Galactic Escape
Jun 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Galactic Escape
An Escape Room Challenge:  Work in teams to find the clues and Escape the Galaxy Pizza will be served Ages 10+ Register here.
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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime in the Park
Join the Library and Parks Departments for a special all-ages storytime followed by outdoor play. Walk to your local playground, or discover a new neighborhood park. A limited selection of books will be available for[...]
Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Join us each Monday at 2pm for a free movie and popcorn! June 10 Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation (120 min.) PG June 17 Ralph Breaks the Internet (112 min.) PG June 24 Beauty and[...]
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Get your groove on!  Join Kelly for music, dancing, imagination yoga, and a story!  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 2 + recommended
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddler Time
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
Toddler Time
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Time
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.
Construction Zone 1:00 pm
Construction Zone
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Construction Zone
Part of our Makerspace Series: Join us each week as we use the Library’s makerspace to explore new ways to tinker. All ages welcome, however, some activities may be geared toward older children. Engineer something[...]
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Ruby Reads 9:30 am
Ruby Reads
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ruby Reads
Join Ruby the stuffed red panda for one of her favorite stories and meet some live animal friends from Blank Park Zoo’s Education Department. Geared for ages 2-4. Same storytime offered at 9am and 10:30am.
Ruby Reads 10:00 am
Ruby Reads
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ruby Reads
Join Ruby the stuffed red panda for one of her favorite stories and meet some live animal friends from Blank Park Zoo’s Education Department. Geared for ages 2-4. Same storytime offered at 9am and 10:30am.
MAGIC of Tim Stolba 2:00 pm
MAGIC of Tim Stolba
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MAGIC of Tim Stolba
Join us for a comedy and magic show for the whole family!
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Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime
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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Baby Lapsit 9:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Baby Lapsit
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. NEW TIME 9AM!
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime
All ages are welcome to come and share stories, songs and a simple craft with other library friends.
Otherworldly Animal Adaptations 3:00 pm
Otherworldly Animal Adaptations
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Otherworldly Animal Adaptations
Just as an astronaut needs a spacesuit in space, animals have found ways to survive their environments. Meet animals from Blank Park Zoo’s Education Departments and learn about their otherworldly adaptations. All ages.
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Play with Your Food 10:00 am
Play with Your Food
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Play with Your Food
Join us on Saturday, June 29th 10-11 am as we create edible artwork and experience some edible sensory play.  All ages are welcome!
Anime Club 1:00 pm
Anime Club
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Anime Club
Saturday, June 29th @1-2:30pm. Join us for Anime episodes, snacks, and crafts. Episodes rated TV13.
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