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Magical evening

Posted February 26, 2014 in Community Featured, Waukee

Prepare to be dazzled by professional magicians from the Quad Cities Magic Club. Advance tickets are available at the library for $5; children younger than 2 are free. Tickets at the door the day of the show are $8. The show is Friday, March 7, from 7 – 8:15 p.m. at the Waukee High School Auditorium. A limited space pre-show magic class, starting at 6 p.m., will be available for youth ages 8 – 18 for $15. This family-friendly show will help fund the summer reading program.

March adult programs
Book Discussion. March selection is “Maus: a Survivor’s Tale” by Art Spiegelman. Tuesday, March 18, 1 p.m. Books are available at the desk.  Light refreshments served.

Writer’s Group. Are you a writer? Interested in meeting with other writers to compare, collaborate, critique and expand your abilities?  This is the group for you!  Tuesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m.  Contact Devon for more information, dmurphy-petersen@waukee.org or 978-7932.

Teen and tween programs
TAB. Teen Advisory Board (grades six – 12) meets each Monday at 3:30 p.m. to plan teen programs and to sign up for volunteer activities.

Teens. Wild Wednesdays! After school fun for sixth – 12th graders. Wednesdays right after school. March 5, 1:30 p.m, the movie “Thor,” popcorn provided. March 12, 3:30 pm, Shrinky Dinks.  March 26, 1:30 p.m., “Divergent” Party.

Tweens. Almost Friday Fun! Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. March 6, St. Patrick’s Day Crafts. March 13, Shrinky Dinks. March 27, DIY Angry Birds Beanbags.

Children’s weekday programs
Babies & Books. For infants birth to 18 months with a caregiver, 15 – 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, 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays and read-aloud stories, followed by playtime. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime. For children 3 to 6 with a caregiver, 30 minutes of read-aloud stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a related craft. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

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

Reading Under the Stars.  Kids in first – third grade, attend this special book club and participate in activities that correspond to the books we read. Kids who attend will help decide what we read. Thursdays, 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

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

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