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October activities

Posted September 25, 2013 in Community Featured, Waukee

First – third graders are invited to come prepared for surgery as we dissect an alien that has been discovered at the library. Friday, Oct 24, 4:30 p.m.  Registration required. Email Keri with questions or to register.

October children’s weekly programs
Babies & Books. For infants birth to 18 months with a caregiver. Fifteen – 20 minutes of songs, books, and rhymes, followed by playtime.  Mondays at 10 a.m.

Toddlertime. For toddlers up to 3 years with a caregiver. Twenty minutes of songs, fingerplays and read-aloud stories, followed by playtime. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime. For children 3 to 5 with a caregiver.  Thirty minutes of read-aloud stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a related craft. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Pajama Time. For all ages. Bring your teddy and wear your jammies. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and a craft. Thursdays at 6:45 p.m.

October children’s special programs
Chess Club. Elementary school students — learn how to play chess. Saturdays, Oct. 5 and Oct. 19, 1 – 3 p.m. Registration requested, please call  or email Tom Lloyd, 515-333-3930 or

Famtastic Fun! All ages are invited to a fun, family friendly program with Miss Diana or Miss Keri.  Saturday, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Come to the library in your PJs and bring a stuffed animal or toy to leave behind. Enjoy a bedtime snack and then tuck your toy in to spend the night at the library.  Stop back Saturday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. to pick up your toy and enjoy juice and doughnuts as you look at pictures of what your toys did during their sleepover at the library. Friday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Lego Club. All ages of Lego fans are invited to stop by Waukee Public Library and build fabulous creations with our teen volunteers. Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m.

Drop In DIY Storytime.  Stop at the library for a DIY storytime. Special books to read and an activity to complete will be set out for families to do when it fits your schedule. Saturdays, Oct. 19 and Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

October teen and tween programs
Teens. Wild Wednesdays! After school fun just for grades six – 12. Oct. 2, Sand Art, 3:30 p.m; Oct. 9, Popcorn and a Movie, 1:30 p.m.; Oct. 16, Repurposed Books, 3:30 p.m.; Oct. 23, Murder Mystery, 1:30 p.m.; Oct. 30, Halloween party at 3:30 p.m.

Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
Hours: Mon – Thur.: 9:30-8:30;
Friday: 9:30-5:30
Saturday: 9:30-3:30
Sunday: 1-4 p.m. (Resumes Sept. 8)

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