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9 am
Reservation

Lichty Tutor

9:45am - 10:45am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

Tutor

This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

Baby Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Storytime
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and activities designed to be developmentally appropriate for ages birth-24 months, but older children are welcome to attend. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Required

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Reservation

Courtney Harden study

9:30am - 11:30am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

Studying

Reservation

Courtney Harden study

9:30am - 11:30am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

Studying

Reservation

Mcquide

9:00am - 11:00am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 5
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

Reservation

Deitrick

9:00am - 10:00am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 5
Purpose of Meeting

Tutoring

Reservation

Lichty Title

9:45am - 10:45am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

Tutor

10 am
This event is in the "School-Aged" group.

Quidditch Practice

10:00am - 11:00am
Special Event
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: School-Aged
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Help us kick off Harry Potter week with a Quidditch practice. Race on your broom, toss the quaffle, and break open the golden snitch pinata! This event will be held outside in the grass west of the library.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Not Required

Children and teens aged 6 and older may be left unattended at library activities, however we encourage parents to attend with children who may need additional assistance with the activity. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Coffee

10:00am - 12:00pm
Other
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Fireplace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Patrons are encouraged to come and go as their schedule allows during these unstructured morning gatherings at the Library. The Library provides coffee, games, newspapers, and more for patrons to enjoy during this leisurely time at the library.

Offered First and Third Monday of each month.

Reservation

McQuide

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 2
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

Reservation

Summer Tutoring

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

SUMMER TUTORING

Reservation

Community and safety

10:00am - 2:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Purpose of Meeting

Safety

This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and activities designed to be developmentally appropriate for ages 2-5, but any age is welcome to attend. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Required

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and activities designed to be developmentally appropriate for ages 2-5, but any age is welcome to attend. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Required

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Reservation

Mcquide

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

This event is in the "School-Aged" group.

Books and Cooks: Butterbeer Pancakes

10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime, Workshop
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C/D
Age Group: School-Aged
Program Type: Storytime, Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Calling all cooks! Enjoy a food-themed story then make and taste your own kid-approved healthy treat! 

This month we will make butterbeer pancakes. Registration is required - please note any food allergies at registration. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Not Required

Children and teens aged 6 and older may be left unattended at library activities, however we encourage parents to attend with children who may need additional assistance with the activity. 

Food Program

We cannot guarantee that food programs at the library will be free of allergens. Please contact library staff to further discuss food allergy concerns.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Who's Got Game?

10:00am - 12:00pm
Other
Open
Required
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Come learn how to play some of the new games in our board game collection!

Each month we will feature at least one board or card game geared towards older teens and adults.  

 

 

Ages 16+

11 am
12 pm
Reservation

McQuide

12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 2
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

Reservation

Summer Tutoring

12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

SUMMER TUTORING

Reservation

Mcquide

12:15pm - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

Reservation

Jenny Galvin

12:00pm - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

Tutoring

Reservation

Mcquide

12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

1 pm
Reservation

McQuide

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

Read, study, plan

Reservation

Amy

1:15pm - 2:15pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 2
Purpose of Meeting

ESL

Reservation

Frank Dolan

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

Work

Reservation

Study Room 2

1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 2
Purpose of Meeting

Personal Use

2 pm
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Growing the Good Life

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Other, Workshop
Closed
Required
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other, Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

This ongoing series provides opportunities to learn about crafts, food, and gardening while also allowing for hands-on practice. 

Join us on Sunday, July 14th at 2 pm for this month’s Growing the Good Life.  We will discuss Aromatherapy Gardens.  Creating an aromatherapy garden is a wonderful way to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of fragrant plants.  Learn abo

Reservation

German Lessons

2:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 4
Purpose of Meeting

German Lessons

Reservation

German Lesson

2:00pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Study Room 3
Purpose of Meeting

German Lesson

3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Harry Potter Birthday Party

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Other, Special Event
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C/D
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other, Special Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us as the Library closes for a Harry Potter (early) Birthday Party! Pizza and drinks will be provided. Parents can drop off at 5pm and pick up at 7pm. A parent or guardian must be present at pickup. Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Not Required

Children and teens aged 6 and older may be left unattended at library activities, however we encourage parents to attend with children who may need additional assistance with the activity. 

Food Program

We cannot guarantee that food programs at the library will be free of allergens. Please contact library staff to further discuss food allergy concerns.

6 pm
This event is in the "Birth to Pre-K" group.

Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Birth to Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and activities designed to be developmentally appropriate for ages 2-5, but any age is welcome to attend. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adult Required

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Check Out What's Cooking

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Health & Wellness, Other, Workshop
Closed
Required
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C/D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Other, Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Join us for this interactive cooking series where we will highlight delicious recipes from cookbooks in our collection. A library staff member will demonstrate how to make the dishes with patron participation. Supplies are provided and registration is required. 

Everyone loves a basic grilled cheese sandwich, but there's so many ways to shake things up by using ingredient swaps and delicious additions. Join us and learn some fun ways to make your favorite sandwich a bit more gourmet.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Program

We cannot guarantee that food programs at the library will be free of allergens. Please contact library staff to further discuss food allergy concerns.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Harry Potter Trivia Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Other, Special Event
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Grimes Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other, Special Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Muggles and Wizards of all ages are invited to come share their knowledge of all things Harry Potter in an after-hours team trivia contest! Teams may have up to 6 participants.  Each team must have at least one person over the age of 16.