GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Events Calendar

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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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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[...]
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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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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[...]
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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
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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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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+
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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[...]
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