Upcoming Events

Storytime At Home Activity PackMon, January 24th - 12:00 AM
Teen Advisory BoardMon, January 24th - 3:30 PM
Zoom StorytimeTue, January 25th - 10:00 AM
Zoom StorytimeWed, January 26th - 10:00 AM
Elementary Early OutWed, January 26th - 2:30 PM

Meet the Youth Services Team

Keri - Youth Services Librarian
Miss Keri has a Master of Library and Information Science degree with an emphasis in early literacy. She has worked at the Waukee Public Library since 2013, and previously worked at the Carlisle Public Library (IA) and the Basalt Regional Library District (CO). Miss Keri enjoys planning and producing fun and sneakily educational programs for all ages of children and teens at the library, and loves helping young readers find new titles to enjoy.
Eliza - Children's Librarian
Miss Eliza has a Master of Library and Information Science degree with a focus on children’s literature. She has previously worked at the Amherst Public Library (MA), and in a variety of museums doing educational programming for kids. Miss Eliza loves Science Comics, kiddie yoga, and any opportunity to wear a costume.
Joanna - Children's Programming Specialist
Miss Joanna has spent over a decade working with children of all ages and their families. After earning her Master’s Degree in Social Work, Miss Joanna went on to work with children in a variety of settings, including schools and youth-focused non-profits. Miss Joanna’s favorite thing to do at the library is sing songs at toddler time each week! In her free time, Miss Joanna loves to craft, read, and spend time with her family.
Photo of Betsy Betsy - Children’s Programming Outreach Specialist
Miss Betsy has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and has spent the last ten years working in schools with students and families in Iowa. Her passion for early education led her to the Waukee library where she enjoys visiting early education facilities around the community and encouraging young readers to explore all the library offers. In her free time, Miss Betsy enjoys reading and getting outside with her family, especially to hike or ride bikes.