GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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.
GPL Adult Book Club 6:30 pm
GPL Adult Book Club
Oct 1 @ 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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Library Tutoring 5:00 pm
Library Tutoring
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Library Tutoring
What: FREE tutoring in the areas of Reading, Writing, Math (elementary), research papers and correct citations, study skills, social skills, test taking skills, and/or homework help. Who: Our staff tutor, Christine, has 23 years of[...]
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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
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Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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.
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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: Fort Building 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Fort Building
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Early Out Adventures: Fort Building
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week, join us for a fort themed story and blanket fort building!
ASL Basics 4:30 pm
ASL Basics
Oct 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
ASL Basics
Join this monthly community-led group spreading awareness of and teaching basic ASL skills to early learners. Ages 3+.
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Soy Candle Making 4:00 pm
Soy Candle Making
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Soy Candle Making
Soy Candle Making Join us on Thursday, Oct. 10th @4-5 pm as we learn the art of candle making! We will experiment with natural scents for our soy based candles. All supplies will be provided[...]
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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.
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Spanish Storytime 10:00 am
Spanish Storytime
Oct 12 @ 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.
Family Field Day 1:00 pm
Family Field Day
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Family Field Day
Family Field Day! Saturday, October 12th @1-2pm Register your whole family (or group of up to 8) for a fall afternoon of activities and friendly competition. Compete in a bags game, sack races, pumpkin bowling,[...]
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CLOSED 4:00 pm
CLOSED
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Library is CLOSED for staff training from 4-8pm
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Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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.
Makerspace: Beginner Sewing Class 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Beginner Sewing Class
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Makerspace: Beginner Sewing Class
Makerspace: Beginner Sewing Class Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 15th @4-5:30pm as we learn how to sew a simple drawstring bag using our Makerspace sewing machines. All supplies will be provided but feel free to[...]
Board Meeting 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm
Board Meeting
 
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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.
Library Tutoring 5:00 pm
Library Tutoring
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Library Tutoring
What: FREE tutoring in the areas of Reading, Writing, Math (elementary), research papers and correct citations, study skills, social skills, test taking skills, and/or homework help. Who: Our staff tutor, Christine, has 23 years of[...]
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Bones to Blood 4:00 pm
Bones to Blood
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bones to Blood
Come to learn about and make models of your bones and blood!   Ages 6 + Please Register
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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.
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Harvest Soup 10:30 am
Harvest Soup
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Harvest Soup
Enjoy the harvest season by using all of the goodies from the garden to make easy and delicious soups. We will make and taste a variety of healthy soups using fresh ingredients. Please register.
Kids Read 1:00 pm
Kids Read
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any spooky book this month and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.
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Sensory Spaces 12:00 pm
Sensory Spaces
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sensory Spaces
Sensory Spaces are Metro area Libraries offering special hours for members of the public who appreciate a sensory friendly environment. While individuals and families with special needs are welcome at our libraries during regular hours,[...]
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Ask-a-Lawyer 5:45 pm
Ask-a-Lawyer
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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.
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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: Build Your Own Monster 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Build Your Own Monster
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Early Out Adventures: Build Your Own Monster
Early Out Adventures are for school ages kids during early dismissals. This week, join us for a guided art project to draw and paint your own monster!
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Build Your Own Board Game! 4:00 pm
Build Your Own Board Game!
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Build Your Own Board Game!
Build Your Own Board Game! Join us on Thursday, Oct. 24th @4-5 pm as we design our own board games out of cardboard and game pieces.  Let your creativity fly! Ages 7+
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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.
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Bat House Workshop 1:00 pm
Bat House Workshop
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bat House Workshop
Bring the whole family! Learn about these flying mammals from an expert then build a bat house to hang at home! Ages 7+ (Children must be accompanied by an adult) Registration Required by October 21! Limit[...]
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Walk the Plank 1:00 pm
Walk the Plank
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Walk the Plank
Are you scared of heights? Give yourself a fright while standing 80 stories high above a bustling city (all from the comfort of the Library.)  Sign up for a 20 minute time slot with the[...]
Move and Groove 6:30 pm
Move and Groove
Oct 28 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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.
Building Meeting 4:00 pm
Building Meeting
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Building Meeting
New Building meeting.
Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Board Meeting
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is the rescheduled time for the regular meeting
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Preschool Storytime 9:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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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Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Oct 31 @ 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.