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This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Ankeny Authors Fair

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Special Events, Writing
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Special Events, Writing
Event Details:
Ankeny Library Authors Fair has returned! In an open-house style event, we invite you to meet a variety of authors willing to talk about their writing, books, and what it is like to be an author. You will also be able to purchase books (and get them ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Inspirational Art Prints

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Craft
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create a colorful piece of inspirational artwork, then craft a frame. This program is open to tweens and teens in grades 4-12. Registration required. Please register for one session only. ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us before school to eat bagels (or other breakfast pastries) and chat about what you're reading! ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Inspirational Art Prints

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Craft
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Create a colorful piece of inspirational artwork, then craft a frame. This program is open to tweens and teens in grades 4-12. Registration required. Please register for one session only. ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Tween Book Club

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Book Clubs
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us for a book club specifically for tweens! This month we are discussing The Marvellers by Dhonielle Clayton. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Books & Bagels (Ankeny High School)

7:45am - 8:15am
Book Clubs
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us before school to eat bagels (or other breakfast pastries) and chat about what you're reading! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Let's Do It Again!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Special Events, Craft
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Special Events, Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Come for a second chance at some previous popular events like Corkboard String Art, Diamond Painting Magnets, DIY Mugs, and more! Participants can make multiple crafts, but each activity is only available while supplies last. Open to tweens and teens...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Early Learners (Birth - Age 5)" group.
This event is in the "School-Age (Gr. K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Family Bingo for Books

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC
Age Group: All Ages, Early Learners (Birth - Age 5), School-Age (Gr. K-5), Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Come play BINGO and try to win books!  ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Pokémon Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Special Events, Games
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Special Events, Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Bring your cards to trade or play the Pokémon Trading Card Game with others, do themed crafts and activities, or just hang out and chat with other Pokémon fans. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us before school to eat bagels (or other breakfast pastries) and chat about what you're reading! ...
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.

Writer's Café

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Looking for a change of scenery and a space to connect with fellow writers? Join our Writer’s Café! Enjoy a snack, work on your current writing project (or grab a prompt to start something new), and talk with fellow writers to exchange ideas and advi...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace (Full Room)
Age Group: All Ages, Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Early Learners (Birth - Age 5)" group.
This event is in the "School-Age (Gr. K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (Ages 18+)" group.

Family Bingo for Books

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Games
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC
Age Group: All Ages, Early Learners (Birth - Age 5), School-Age (Gr. K-5), Tween & Teen (Gr. 4-12), Adult (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Come play BINGO and try to win books! All ages are welcome! ...