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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Story Time

9:15am - 9:45am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing, bubbles, and more! Geared towards kids ages 2-5. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing, bubbles, and more! Geared towards kids ages 2-5. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Rummikub

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Rummikub a tile-based game for two to four players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mah jong. Come and learn to play, brush up on your skills or show off your expertise. To be held the third Thursday of each month. ...
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

K-5 Book Bites

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Book Club, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Book Club, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly and Ms. Brittany for an after-school snack and listen as they read aloud and give you a “bite” out of new picture books and chapter books! This program takes place the 3rd Tuesday and Thursday of the month. Please only register for *ON...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Novel Thoughts (Teen) Book Discussion

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Book Club, Program, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Program, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us for a book club specifically for teens! This month we will be reading and discussing The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma. Copies available at the circulation desk Novel Thoughts will meet in a hybrid format. You are welcome to either...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening Book Discussion

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book Club, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This month's selection is Malibu Rising, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented su...
This event is in the "School-Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Art Class: Watercolor

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crafts, Virtual
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: School-Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join local artist Mandi Arthur-Struss of Rainbow Lizard Design virtually as she teaches you how to create a cute snowman painting using watercolor - no artistic ability required!. Supplies for this program will be provided. *This program will be...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Drop-In Playdates & Perks

9:30am - 11:30am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Coffee for you. Playtime for them. Caregivers can socialize and enjoy free coffee, provided by Smokey Row, while littles play with fun toys and activities! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafter Day

9:00am - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters of all sorts to work on projects and get tips. All crafts are welcome, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, paper crafts and so on. Finish up those projects in a fun environment with creative people.   ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

Spanish Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Blanca for a fun and educational story time!   ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Shake

9:15am - 9:45am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for singing, dancing, and bubbles too!    ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Shake

10:00am - 10:30am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for singing, dancing, and bubbles too!    ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Cribbage

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
All levels of players are welcome. Bring your favorite cribbage board or use one of ours. Come for the fun! ...
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

K-5 Drop-In Lego Club

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Games, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Games, Program
Event Details:
Drop in and build with us! We will have open Lego play and even have a fun Lego challenge to try. ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Babies & Books

9:15am - 9:45am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, rhymes, songs, and bubbles, for babies ages 0-18 months. ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Babies & Books

10:00am - 10:30am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, rhymes, songs, and bubbles, for babies ages 0-18 months. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Story Time

10:45am - 11:15am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing, bubbles, and more! Geared towards kids ages 2-5. ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Evening Sing & Shake

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Join Ms. Brittany for singing, dancing, and bubbles too! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lessons of the Holocaust

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join member of the Iowa Holocaust Council and educator Brad Wilkening as he talks about Lessons of the Holocaust at the Ankeny Kirkendall Library. Wilkening will address how people can apply lessons of the Holocaust in today’s world where immoral ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Story Time

9:15am - 9:45am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing, bubbles, and more! Geared towards kids ages 2-5. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytimes
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing, bubbles, and more! Geared towards kids ages 2-5. ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Babies & Books

10:45am - 11:15am
Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, rhymes, songs, and bubbles, for babies ages 0-18 months. ...