Juneteenth and Emancipation

Juneteenth and Emancipation

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 1:00 PM

On June 19, 1865, Union Soldiers arrived in Texas and spread the word that the people who had been enslaved there were officially free. This information moved so slowly through the south that slaves in Texas did not receive this information until ...

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Dial-A-Story

Dial-A-Story

Sunday, June 20, 2021 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

The Waukee Public Library is excited to offer our Dial-A-Story service!

Simply call the Dial-a-Story phone line (515-981-7800) any time to hear a selection of books read aloud by library staff. Listen for as long or as little as you wish. New sel...

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Elementary Maker Monday

Elementary Maker Monday

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 9:00 AM

This week's activity is to make your own paper pet. Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after June 21. Tune in next week to see special guest, Critter Cindy from Dallas County Conservation!

Materials for this activity...

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Teen Maker Monday

Teen Maker Monday

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 12:00 PM

This week's activity is to color and fold your own origami dragon eye. Click here to watch this and other teen maker videos on or after Monday, June 21.

Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Teen Makers' Curbside Kits on June 4 &...

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Storytime Online

Storytime Online

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10:00 AM

We are bringing storytime to you while we are not able to gather together.

Each Wednesday we will be sharing a new online storytime for you to enjoy. Each storytime will include a book reading, songs, and a suggested activity you can do at home!

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Crazy Cat People Party

Crazy Cat People Party

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Love cats? Purrfect! Come hangout with fellow kitty enthusiasts at Coffee Cats in Valley Junction for an afternoon of cat-tastic fun! 

During your free one-hour session in their cat lounge, you'll get to play, cuddle, and relax with the adorabl...

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Elementary Maker Monday

Elementary Maker Monday

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:00 AM

In this week's video we are joined by a special guest, Critter Cindy from Dallas County Conservation! Click here to watch this and other elementary maker videos on or after June 28. 

Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Element...

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Teen Maker Monday

Teen Maker Monday

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 12:00 PM

This week's activity is to make your own LED light up wand. Click here to watch this and other teen maker videos on or after Monday, June 28.

Materials for this activity will be distributed in the Teen Makers' Curbside Kits on June 4 & 5.

Suppli...

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Virtual Author Visit: Randy Ribay

Virtual Author Visit: Randy Ribay

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join Randy Ribay, author of the 2021 Teen All Iowa Reads title "Patron Saints of Nothing" for an hour of conversation. If you've read the book, or if you just want to hear Randy talk about his work. Join us for a half an hour of conversation betwe...

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