GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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One on One: Address an Official 5:30 pm
One on One: Address an Official
Sep 3 @ 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[...]
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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Sep 7 @ 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[...]
Krafting with Kylie: Butterflies 1:00 pm
Krafting with Kylie: Butterflies
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Upcycle a plastic bottle into a beautiful, handcrafted butterfly! Attach this adornment to a magnet for the refrigerator or a jar for an elegant desktop accouterment. Please register.
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Early Out Adventures: Ice Cream in a Bag! 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Ice Cream in a Bag!
Sep 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Early Out Adventures: Ice Cream in a Bag!
Early Out Adventures are for school ages kids during early dismissals. This week join us outside the library as we whip up our own personal ice cream! Yum! Please register.
ASL Basics 4:30 pm
ASL Basics
Sep 11 @ 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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Spanish Storytime 10:00 am
Spanish Storytime
Sep 14 @ 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.
Slime Kitchen 12:30 pm
Slime Kitchen
Sep 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Slime Kitchen
Come get messy and learn some chemistry!   Ages 5 + Please Register
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Makerspace: Jewelry Making Workshop 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Jewelry Making Workshop
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Makerspace: Jewelry Making Workshop
Makerspace: Jewelry Making Workshop Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 17th @4-5:30pm as we use our Makerspace tools and supplies to make jewelry! Supplies will be provide but feel free to bring any preferred supplies with[...]
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Downton Abbey Tea 4:00 pm
Downton Abbey Tea
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Downton Abbey is BACK for one final show! To celebrate the release of Downton Abbey the movie on September 20, GPL is hosting a traditional English afternoon tea! Come for tea and cakes and stay[...]
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Apples Galore!!! Apple Crafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Apples Galore!!! Apple Crafts @ the Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Apples Galore!!! Apple Crafts @ the Library
Apples Galore!!! Apple Crafts @ the Library Join us on Saturday, Sept. 21st @10-11am as we welcome back Autumn with apple crafts and activities.  All ages are welcome!
Art After Hours 5:00 pm
Art After Hours
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Art After Hours
Teen Art After Hours! Joins us on Saturday, Sept. 21st @5-6:30 pm as we let our creativity go wild.  We will learn how to apply henna designs, how to paper marble and how to tie[...]
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Early Out Adventures: Case of the Barefoot Burglar 1:30 pm
Early Out Adventures: Case of the Barefoot Burglar
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Early Out Adventures: Case of the Barefoot Burglar
Early Out Adventures are for school ages kids during early dismissals. This week , learn some classic forensic styles to help you solve a classroom crime.
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Minecraft Party 4:00 pm
Minecraft Party
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Minecraft Party
Come celebrate all things Minecraft! Hunt to fill your inventory, craft something, and play the game! Ages 7 + Please Register
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Garden with the Masters: Fall Cleanup 10:30 am
Garden with the Masters: Fall Cleanup
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Garden with the Masters: Fall Cleanup
Time to put the gardens and plants to bed for the season and plan for the next spring.  We will discuss what garden foliage to cut back and what you should leave for the insects[...]
Kids Read 1:00 pm
Kids Read
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any Magic School Bus book this month and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.
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