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Adult Events

  1. Name That Tune Trivia Night

    July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Do you know lyrics, names of singers, and a wide variety of songs? If so, sign up a team for Name That Tune Trivia Night at the library. 10 Rounds (10 questions per round) Tables ($50) - maximum of 6 players per team/table Mulligans (sheet of 10 for $5) - limit of 1 sheet per team Double Down ($10) - limit of 1 per team Winning Team Prize - Footnotes Gift Cards Best Team/Table Decoration Prize ! Best Team Name Prize!

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  2. How It's Made: Shearer's Snacks

    July 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    This library series provides a look behind the scenes at how everyday things are manufactured in our own backyard. Learn about the humble beginnings as a small family business and how Shearer’s Snacks has expanded over four decades to become an award-winning snack food manufacturer and distributor many products of which are made in your own backyard! Sample some of their delicious crackers and cookies while you learn!

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  3. Yellow Submarine Social

    July 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    "In the town where I was born Lived a man who liked to read And he learned of many lives from books in the library." Watch the is a 1968 British children's animated musical fantasy comedy film inspired by the music of the Beatles. Make a Yellow Submarine picture frame and enjoy some snacks!

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Kid Events

  1. The Greatest Showman!

    July 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Come to the library to watch the beautiful musical, The Greatest Showman! Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Rated PG

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  2. Create Club: Create a Comic!

    July 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Come to the library Friday afternoon to create your own Dav Pilkey-inspired comic! Dav Pilkey is the creative genius behind such graphic novel series as Captain Underpants, Dog Man, Ricky Ricotta, and Super Diaper Baby. Children ages 7-10 will have a variety of mixed media and art materials supplied to create their very own comic. Please register!!!

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  3. Lego Club

    July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Come to the library for a fun morning of lego construction! Ages 5-12, Please register!

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  4. Duke Otherwise

    July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Duke Otherwise is a playful wordsmith, a spirited performer, a skilled guitarist and captivating tap-dancer. Using his distinct baritone, he sings his hilarious and imaginative songs that all ages will delight in together. His energetic live show is filled with improvisation, audience participation, dancing, and outrageous fun!

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  5. Crafternoon

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Crafternoon is a fun afternoon of crafting for children ages 3-6 with a caregiver. Come explore the fun and beauty of arts and crafts; kids will complete 2 projects each time. Please register!

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  6. Bees Readers

    July 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Come join the Bees Baseball Players for some fun reading stories! All ages, no registration required.

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  7. Blank Park Zoo (2 SHOWS!)

    July 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Come join staff members of the Blank Park Zoo for an afternoon full of creature adventures! Live animals will join the staff members, as children and families learn about some different creatures of the animal world!

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Library Events

  1. Bookmobile!

    July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    The bookmobile is back for the summer! Stops are as follows: Perkins Park 9:00-10:15 Stone Gardens 10:30-11:15 West Burlington Schools 11:30-12:30 You can return/check out books and participate in the Summer Reading Program at the bookmobile!

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  2. Bookmobile!

    July 30, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    The bookmobile is back for the summer! Stops are as follows: Perkins Park 9:00-10:15 Stone Gardens 10:30-11:15 West Burlington Schools 11:30-12:30 You can return/check out books and participate in the Summer Reading Program at the bookmobile!

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Storytime Classes for Birth through Third Grade

  1. Babygarten

    July 18, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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  2. Babygarten

    July 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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  3. Babygarten

    July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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  4. Family Story Time

    July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Family Story Time is open to all families and ages: We will sing songs, tell stories, use props, and have open play time at the end. No registration required!

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  5. Babygarten

    July 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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  6. Babygarten

    July 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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  7. Babygarten

    July 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers. This program nurtures your bond with the baby in your life through rhyme, song, and developmental tips. Babygarten's primary focus is the development of infants 0-23 months old with an emphasis on language enrichment and early literacy skills.

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Tweens & Teens

  1. STEAM Camp B (Rock Out)

    July 18, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the world of rocks by making geodes, candy, and volcanoes! We will have lego building challenges, Minecraft & MORE! Ages 8+ Registration required.

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  2. STEAM Camp B (Rock Out)

    July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the world of rocks by making geodes, candy, and volcanoes! We will have lego building challenges, Minecraft & MORE! Ages 8+ Registration required.

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  3. STEAM Camp B (Rock Out)

    July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the world of rocks by making geodes, candy, and volcanoes! We will have lego building challenges, Minecraft & MORE! Ages 8+ Registration required.

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  4. STEAM Camp C (Music)

    July 25, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the science of sound at this free 3 day camp for ages 8+. We will play with the Makey Makey, make dancing slime, fart noisemakers. Explore Nintendo Labo and make music on a giant floor piano! Registration required.

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  5. STEAM Camp C (Music)

    July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the science of sound at this free 3 day camp for ages 8+. We will play with the Makey Makey, make dancing slime, fart noisemakers. Explore Nintendo Labo and make music on a giant floor piano! Registration required.

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  6. STEAM Camp C (Music)

    July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Explore the science of sound at this free 3 day camp for ages 8+. We will play with the Makey Makey, make dancing slime, fart noisemakers. Explore Nintendo Labo and make music on a giant floor piano! Registration required.

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  7. TICOS @ DMC Fair: Storybook Characters event

    July 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Des Moines County Fairgrounds at SCC, Entertainment Tent.

    Join the TICOS teens at the Des Moines County Fair on Saturday afternoon to dress in costume, then tell stories to kids at the fair. See Miss Becky for details.

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  8. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    July 31, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Come watch THE ROCK in the newest version of the classic movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! Rated PG-13. No registration required.

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