GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 2 @ 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
Jul 2 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 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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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jul 6 @ 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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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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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Outer Space Odyssey 1:00 pm
Outer Space Odyssey
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Outer Space Odyssey
Join the Science Center of Iowa as we follow the Voyager spacecraft, see some of the awe-inspiring images they have taken, and attempt some out-of-this-world experiments. All ages.
Storytime 6:30 pm
Storytime
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 13 @ 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.
LEGO® Contest 1:00 pm
LEGO® Contest
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LEGO® Contest
Build with our blocks to the theme:  Stories! Create something from a Book! Building begins at 1 pm Judging begins at 2 pm All ages Please Register 
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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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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Moon Day 1:30 pm
Moon Day
Jul 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Moon Day
Stop in to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with fun and educational activities for the whole family! All Ages
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Storytime in the Park 10:00 am
Storytime in the Park
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 23 @ 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
Jul 23 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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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Kids SRP Final Party 10:00 am
Kids SRP Final Party
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids SRP Final Party
Finishers of the Kid’s Summer Reading Program are welcome to attend our final party complete with face painting, balloons, bounce house, grand prize announcements and more! Party held in Waterworks Park.
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Mondays at the Movies 2:00 pm
Mondays at the Movies
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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.