Events:


1/21 LIBRARY CLOSED


1/26 10:30am


Garden with the Masters - Join Master Gardener Mamta for this month’s gardening class. Please register.


1/26, 2/2, 2/16 at 1pm


Dungeons and Dragons Club - Come play or learn how to play this roleplaying game filled with storytelling and fantasy! Club plans to meet regularly every other Saturday. Ages 10-17.


1/26 4:30pm


Glow Night - Pizza and games under the black lights! Bring a white t-shirt to decorate. Ages 10+. Registration required.


1/27 2pm


Krafting with Kylie - Kylie is back with a great craft to warm your home this year! Decorate wooden “Spring” and “Summer” wooden blocks. Keep your seasonal decor updated simply by rotating the wooden blocks! The perfect display for your hearth! Please register. If you participated in the fall session of this craft, please bring your wooden blocks back!


1/31 4pm


Gamer Club - Bring your favorite board/card game or play one of ours! Ages 8+.


2/2 9-11am


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 therapy dog partner. Please call the library to register for an available time!


2/5 5:30-8pm


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 necessary.


2/5 6:30pm


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 second Tuesday of the month. This month we will be reading The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe.


2/6 and 2/27 1:30pm


Early Out Adventures – Early Out Adventures are for school aged kids during early outs. Stop by the Library for this week’s adventure!


2/7 5:30pm


Ask-A-Counselor – Register for a 30-minute time slot with Maxx Godsey from Renewal Conciliation Services. Sit down for a free consultation to determine the best option for resolving your internal or relationship conflict. Offered the first Thursday evening of each month. Please call the Library at 515-986-3551 for an individual appointment.


2/12 4pm


ASL at the Library - Join us for a Sign Language basics for all ages. No registration.


2/13 6pm


Hook Nook - All skill levels are welcome and participants are encouraged to self-pace. Each month our Krafter, Kylie, will teach a new stitch and help you with your projects.


2/16 10am


The Great British Bear Day – Celebrate everything Winnie the Pooh and Paddington with games, crafts, and snacks! Ages 2+.


2/18 5:45-7:45pm


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 you. Offered the third Monday of each month.


Storytimes


Move and Groove: Mondays at 6:30pm


Ages 2+ can join Kelly for some fun with stretching, dancing, singing and, of course, a lesson or story. No registration required.


Toddler Time: Tuesdays at 9:30 and 10:00am


Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old and a caregiver are invited to join us as we introduce literacy and a love of books through storytelling, rhymes, songs and crafts. No registration required.


Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:00am


Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.


Evening Story Time: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.


Families are invited to listen to stories, participate in songs and rhymes, and make a craft. No registration required.


Friday Story Time: Fridays at 10:00 a.m.


Kids of all ages are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.


Baby Lapsit: Fridays at 11:00 a.m.


A time for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers to play and grow through songs, short stories, nursery rhymes, and other developmental activities. No registration required.