Toddler Storytime

Aug 31
Wednesday 10:00 am
Toddlers and caregivers enjoy stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs geared to teach children early literacy skills. Storytime, led by a librarian, is approximately 25 minutes long. Ages 18 months - 3 years.

Baby Rhyme Time

Aug 31
Wednesday 10:15 am
Join us weekly for rhymes, songs, bounces, stories, and a little playtime. For caregivers and babies ages 0 - 18 months.

Youth Makerspace

A free, family friendly, educational environment where youth can build, design, create and play with LittleBits, K'NEX, Kithub, LEGO Mindstorms, and more! Today's makers become tomorrow's innovators with STEAM based activities. For grades three through eight.

Teen Movie

Join us for a movie about Norm, the polar bear, who is outraged when he finds out his artic home is going to have houses built on it. He and his friends go to New York to talk to the real-estate developer. Popcorn provided while supplies last. You may bring your own snacks and a drink (with lid).

Evening Bridge Club

Aug 31
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Meet at the Central Library to practice playing bridge on Wednesday evenings. Preregister. Call Troy for more details at 515-710-2319.

Preschool Storytime

Sep 1
Thursday 10:15 am
Join us for fun stories, songs, fingerplays and participate in crafts and activities that build literacy skills and kindergarten-readiness skills. For preschoolers ages 3 - 5.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Sep 1
Thursday 10:15 am
Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Rosie Storytime

Come enjoy storytime with Rosie the library reading monster for library card sign up month. Get signed up for your first library card if you're Age 5 or over. Child's legal guardian must be present with valid photo ID to get a card.