GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Aug 3 @ 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[...]
Butter Carving 1:00 pm
Butter Carving
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Butter Carving
Celebrate the State Fair tradition and come get creative with butter! All ages! Please Register
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One on One: Address an Official 5:30 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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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Kids Read 4:00 pm
Kids Read
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any picture book biography this month and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.
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Burn Boot Camp (ages 4-7) 9:00 am
Burn Boot Camp (ages 4-7)
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Burn Boot Camp (ages 4-7)
Keep your child active and moving with a free 30 minute workout with coaches from Burn Boot Camp in Ankeny and Clive. Class for 4-7 year olds at 9am and 8-12 year olds at 9:30am.[...]
Burn Boot Camp (ages 8-12) 9:30 am
Burn Boot Camp (ages 8-12)
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Burn Boot Camp (ages 8-12)
Keep your child active and moving with a free 30 minute workout with coaches from Burn Boot Camp in Ankeny and Clive. Class for 4-7 year olds at 9am and 8-12 year olds at 9:30am.[...]
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Makerspace: Summer’s Greatest Hits 1:00 pm
Makerspace: Summer’s Greatest Hits
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Makerspace: Summer's Greatest Hits
Makerspace: Summer’s Greatest Hits August 13th @1-3pm We’re getting out all our favorite items for one last summer Makerspace! All ages are welcome, however some activities may be geared toward older children.
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
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Garden With the Masters: Herb Finishing Salts 10:30 am
Garden With the Masters: Herb Finishing Salts
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Garden With the Masters: Herb Finishing Salts
Master Gardener Mamta is here to show you an amazing way to “spice” up your favorite foods! Use herbs, spices, and salts to enhance the flavor of some of your favorite dishes. Please register here. 
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