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Summer reading

Posted June 26, 2013 in Community Featured, Waukee

There’s still time to participate in the 2013 summer reading program, Dig into Reading.

Stop by the library to sign up, or visit the library’s website,, for more information. Educational and fun programs for babies through teens run through Aug. 2. All ages (adults, too) may read for prizes through Aug. 3.

July special programs
Dan Wardell’s Reading Roadtrip
Dan Wardell of IPTV fame will make a special appearance at the Waukee Public Library on Wednesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. Kids of all ages are invited for stories and adventure.

Ronald McDonald Reading Rocks!   
Meet Ronald McDonald as he shares some of his favorite books. For all ages. Monday, July 29 at 1 pm.

July weekly children’s programs
Babies & Books. For babies birth to 18 months with a caregiver.  Songs, books, and rhymes.  Mondays at 10:00 am.
 Family Storytime. For kids of all ages and parents. Read-aloud stories, songs and rhymes followed by a craft or playtime. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
    Kindergarten – first grade. A different program each week.  Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
Second – third grades. A different program each week.Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
   Teens (sixth – 12th grades).  Arts, crafts, games — each week is unique.  Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
 Tweens (fourth – fifth grades). Something fun and special every week. Thursdays at 2 p.m.

Friday Family Movies. Popcorn provided; please bring your own drink. Movies are not supervised by library staff. Fridays at 2 p.m. July 5, “Mysterious Island;” July 12, “Secret of the Wings;” July 19, “Rise of the Guardians;” July 26, “Land Before Time.”

July adult programs
Book Discussion. There’s always room for you at WPL’s book group. Join us to discuss “The End of Your Life Book Club” by Will Schwalbe and enjoy light refreshments on Tuesday, July 16 at 1 p.m.

Writer’s Group. Are you a writer?  Interested in meeting with other writers to compare, collaborate, critique, and expand your abilities? Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 p.m.

Staff in-service
Your library will be closed the morning of Friday, July 12, for staff training. We will open at 12:30 p.m. that day.

Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
Hours: Mon – Thur.: 9:30-8:30;
Friday: 9:30-5:30; Sat.: 9:30-3:30
Sunday: Closed.

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