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Dig for treasure

Posted July 17, 2013 in Community Featured, Grimes

We’re going digging for treasure in the park. The Grimes Public Library is holding The Big Dig at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20. (Rain date July 27.)

Bring a spoon or small shovel and meet at the shelter by the volleyball court in Waterworks Park to dig in the sand and learn about Iowa’s geologic history.  Recommended for ages 3 and up; please register.

Grimes City Trucks And Diggers
Friday, July 19, 10 a.m.
Join Kelly and the Grimes city workers (and their trucks and machines) and learn about how the machines work. All ages, no registration necessary.

Magic Show
Monday, July 22, 10 and 11:15 a.m.
Enjoy the magic of Rick Eugene. He will be presenting the same show at 10 a.m. and again at 11:15. Please choose one time to see the show.

Monday at the Movies
Mondays, 2 p.m.
July 22: “Spiderwick Chronicles” (PG)
July 29: “Land Before Time” (G)

Magazine bead jewelry making
Thursday, July 25, 2 p.m.
Come make your own beautiful jewelry using magazines. All ages welcome, no registration required.

Blank Park Zoo
Friday, July 26,t 10 and 11:15 a.m.
Blank Park Zoo will be to share about animals that dig. The same show will be presented at 10 a.m. and again at 11:15. Please choose one show time to attend.

Monday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m.
Pick up a copy of this month’s book at the circulation desk and join us at 7 p.m.

End of Summer Reading Party
Friday, Aug. 9, 1 – 3 p.m.
Kids who completed all six digs in our summer reading program are invited to attend this party. Bounce house, carnival-type games, crafts and face painting will all be offered.

After Hours Teen Party
Friday, Aug. 9, 6 – 9 p.m.
For teens who completed the summer reading program. Please register.

Bingo for adults
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2 p.m.
Come for the game, meet new friends and have some fun. Every third Thursday of the month.

Storytime vacation
There will be no storytime programs during August.

Grimes Public Library
200 N. James St.
Mon. – Thur. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun. 1 – 4 p.m.

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