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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for reading, singing and dancing! *This program will meet every other week.* Please select the ONE day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (AM or PM), or Thursday) that works best for your family to attend as we are trying to m...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Come sing and dance with Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany! *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays OR Thursdays, as we are trying to make this program available to as many families as possible.&...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Come sing and dance with Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany! *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays OR Thursdays, as we are trying to make this program available to as many families as possible.&...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn/Play 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: 146
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-2 Book Bites

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Program
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 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 C
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 B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 146
Event Details:
Join us to discuss this month's evening book club selection: The Boy in the Field, by Margot Livesey One September afternoon in 1999, teenagers Matthew, Zoe, and Duncan Lang are walking home from school when they discover a boy lying in a field, b...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lizzie Borden Program: Virtual

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join historian Leslie Goddard virtually as she brings Lizzie to life and discusses what led her to being accused of murder.  ...
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

10:00am - 11:00am
Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Details:
Drop-in and enjoy some coffee, the company of other adults, and playtime for your kiddos!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Rug Hooking Club

9:00am - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Event Details:
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a crochet-type hook mounted in a h...
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
Bilingual, Storytimes
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join Ms. Blanca for books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit and Knit

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Event Details:
All ages and skill levels are welcome for a relaxing and informal evening of knitting. Participants can bring a project in progress or beginners can learn the basics. Crocheters are also welcome. There is no cost for attending, however participants n...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Come sing and dance with Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany! *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays OR Thursdays, as we are trying to make this program available to as many families as possible.&...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Come sing and dance with Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany! *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays OR Thursdays, as we are trying to make this program available to as many families as possible.&...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Gaming: Cribbage

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ankeny Genealogy Chapter

6:30pm - 8:45pm
Meeting, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Meeting, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
The Ankeny Genealogy Chapter meets the fourth Monday of the month January through November at 7 PM at the Kirkendall Public Library. All are welcome. There is no fee to attend, but if you would like to become a member there is $7.50 annual membership...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Story Time (meets every other Tuesday until 11/23)

9:30am - 10:00am
Special Events
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for reading, singing and dancing! *This program will meet every other week.* Please select the ONE day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday) that works best for your family to attend as we are trying to make this st...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for reading, singing and dancing! *This program will meet every other week.* Please select the ONE day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (AM or PM), or Thursday) that works best for your family to attend as we are trying to m...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Shake

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join Ms. Brittany for bubbles, singing, & dancing!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Frankenstuffies

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crafts, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Come create your own creature! Learn some sewing skills while using your imagination. Using stuffed animals, sew arms, legs, heads, etc. to make your own unique frankenstuffie! ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Shake

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for bubbles, singing, & dancing!  ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for books, songs, and rhymes geared for babies ages 0-18 months. *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for Tuesdays OR Wednesdays, as we are trying to make this program available to as man...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Shake (meets every other Wednesday until 11/10)

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytimes
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kelly or Ms. Brittany for singing, dancing, and bubbles! *This program will meet every other week.* Please register for either Mondays, Tuesdays,  Wednesdays, OR Thursdays as we are trying to make this program available to as ...