GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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AR vs. VR 1:00 pm
AR vs. VR
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
AR vs. VR
What’s the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality? Join us to compare the two with the Library’s Merge Cubes and Oculus Quest virtual reality headset. Ages 10 and up.
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Makerspace Crafting 4:00 pm
Makerspace Crafting
Jan 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Makerspace Crafting
Take advantage of the Library’s Makerspace to complete you craft projects! Bring your own project or create a new one at the Library. Tablets will be available to search for project ideas. The following materials[...]
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Tail Waggin’ Readers 9:00 am
Tail Waggin’ Readers
Jan 4 @ 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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ASL Basics 4:30 pm
ASL Basics
Jan 8 @ 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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Stencil Painting 4:00 pm
Stencil Painting
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Stencil Painting
Join us on Thursday, January 9th @4-5:30pm as we use stencils to help us paint on canvas. Ages 8+ Registration is required 
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Health Care Power of Attorney Workshop 11:00 am
Health Care Power of Attorney Workshop
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Attorney Cynthia Letsch’s free workshop is just the ticket to ensure your advanced directives are legally in order. Register for a 1.5 hour workshop where you will learn about two kinds of powers of attorney:[...]
Makerspace Crafting 4:00 pm
Makerspace Crafting
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Makerspace Crafting
Take advantage of the Library’s Makerspace to complete you craft projects! Bring your own project or create a new one at the Library. Tablets will be available to search for project ideas. The following materials[...]
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Spanish Storytime 10:00 am
Spanish Storytime
Jan 11 @ 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.
Kids Read 1:00 pm
Kids Read
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids Read
Join us for this beginners book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any book about science this month and come ready for discussion and science expirements. Small snack provided.
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No sew pillows with painted fabric 4:00 pm
No sew pillows with painted fabric
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
No sew pillows with painted fabric
Join us on Tuesday, January 14th @4-5:30pm as we design no-sew pillows with painted fabric. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring any additional material. Ages 8+ Registration required.
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EOA: Bingo! 1:30 pm
EOA: Bingo!
Jan 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
EOA: Bingo!
Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early dismissals. This week, win free prizes playing free bingo!
Library Tutoring 5:00 pm
Library Tutoring
Jan 15 @ 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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Mario Kart Mania 10:00 am
Mario Kart Mania
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mario Kart Mania
Register a team of 1 – 4 players for 1 hour of intense Mario Kart Racing! Time slots are available in 1 hour increments between 10am and 4pm. Teams can register for 1 hour at[...]
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Geo-POP Trivia 4:00 pm
Geo-POP Trivia
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Geo-POP Trivia
Compete in teams with trivia that mixes Popular Culture and Geography! Ages 10 -17 Please Register
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Zentangle 101 10:30 am
Zentangle 101
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Zentangle 101
Zentangle has been described as using purposeful doodling to focus the mind, relieve stress and inspire creativity.  It has also been called Yoga for the brain!  It is ART for EVERYONE!  Zentangle is a fun[...]
Snow Day Activities 1:00 pm
Snow Day Activities
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Snow Day Activities
Join us on Saturday, January 25th @1-2 pm for snow themed crafts and sensory activities.  All ages are welcome
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Wood Shop 4:00 pm
Wood Shop
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Wood Shop
Use the Library’s saws and drills (and a little bit of math) to make your own tic-tac-toe board! Ages 8+ Registration required.
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