GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Feb 1 @ 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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 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.
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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Feb 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[...]
Flower Frenzy 1:00 pm
Flower Frenzy
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Flower Frenzy
Get ready for Valentine’s Day by making your own (pressed) flower valentines.  We will be creating cards with a variety of dried floral material.  All ages are welcome.
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Chic Art Studio 2:00 pm
Chic Art Studio
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore art through painting! Our self directed adult painting studio allows you to dabble in paint and try different painting techniques. We provide the painting supplies and the inspiration. Come alone or bring a friend[...]
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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.
Early Out Adventures: Light Up Cards 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Light Up Cards
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Light Up Cards
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week we will explore circuits by making our own light up Valentine’s Day cards!
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Open Makerspace Hour 4:00 pm
Open Makerspace Hour
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Makerspace Hour
Thursday, February 7th @4-5pm Join us as we explore the new Makerspace Cart!  Use the hour to start a new project or explore all the current offerings, which include Legos, perler beads, MYNT3D pen, and[...]
Ask-A-Counselor 5:30 pm
Ask-A-Counselor
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Register for a 30-minute time slot with Maxx Godsey from Renewal Conciliation Services. sit down for a free consultation to determine the best option for resolving your internal or relationship conflict. Offered the first Thursday[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Feb 7 @ 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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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Feb 8 @ 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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 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.
9
Kids Read 1:00 pm
Kids Read
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. No preparation or registration necessary! Join us as we read and learn together! Small snack provided.
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11
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Feb 11 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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.
ASL at the Library 4:00 pm
ASL at the Library
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
ASL at the Library
Join us for a Sign Language basics for all ages. No registration.  
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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.
14
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Feb 14 @ 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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Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Feb 15 @ 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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 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.
Open Makerspace 3:00 pm
Open Makerspace
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Makerspace
School aged kids and teens are welcome to stop by 3-5pm on Feb. 15 to explore the Library’s new Makerspace!
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The Great British Bear Day! 10:00 am
The Great British Bear Day!
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Great British Bear Day!
Stop in to celebrate all things Winnie-the-Pooh and Paddington with activities, crafts, and snacks! Ages 2 +
Dungeons & Dragons Club 1:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Club
Come play OR learn how to play this roleplaying game filled with storytelling and fantasy! Club plans to meet regularly every other Saturday Ages 10-17
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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.
20
Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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.
21
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Feb 21 @ 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.
22
Storytime 10:00 am
Storytime
Feb 22 @ 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.
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 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.
23
Arg! Pirates at the Library 10:00 am
Arg! Pirates at the Library
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Arg! Pirates at the Library
Arg! Pirates at the Library Saturday, Feb. 23rd @10-11 Joins us for Pirate crafts and sensory activities!
Anime Club 1:00 pm
Anime Club
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Anime Club
Saturday, February 23rd @1-2:30pm. Join us for anime episodes, crafts and snacks! Episodes rated TV13+
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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.
27
Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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.
Early Out Adventures: Raised Salt Painting 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Raised Salt Painting
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Raised Salt Painting
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week we will create artwork with raised salt paints!
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Gamer Club 4:00 pm
Gamer Club
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Gamer Club
Bring your favorite board/card game or play one of ours!   Ages 8 +
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Feb 28 @ 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.