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Author Visit: M. Wayne Clark

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Get into the festive spirit with local author M. Wayne Clark, who will visit the library to give his presentation Everyone Has A Story. Everyone of us has  a reservoir of memories.  Stories are memories real or imagined that come alive w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

College Cram Session

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all college students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our cram sessions for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "Adults" group.

College Cram Session

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all college students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our cram sessions for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "School-Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Making of It's A Wonderful Life: Virtual

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: All Ages, School-Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join historian Leslie Goddard virtually as she provides an educational and magical telling of how It’s A Wonderful Life was made.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

College Cram Session

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all college students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our cram sessions for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

Winter Survival: Polk Co. Conservation

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool, School-Age
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join a conservation expert and learn how animals survive in the winter!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

9:15am - 9:45am
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

10:00am - 10:30am
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

10:45am - 11:15am
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

11:30am - 12:00pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

1:45pm - 2:15pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

3:15pm - 3:45pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Marvel Escape Room

4:45pm - 5:15pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Avengers, assemble! Thanos is hot on the trail of the Infinity Stones, and he'll wreak havoc on the universe if you can't get to them first. Gather your team (we recommend 3-6 people), register for your timeslot, and see if you can stop Thanos before...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

High School Finals Café

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all high school students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our finals café for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "Teens" group.

High School Finals Café

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all high school students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our finals café for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "Teens" group.

High School Finals Café

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Calling all high school students! Do you need a change of scenery to prep for finals? Do free snacks help you study? If you answered yes, drop in anytime during our finals café for a calm place to study and brain food to keep you going! ...

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 "School-Age" group.

K-4 Intro to Drawing

10:00am - 10:45am
Crafts, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Crafts, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join the Ankeny Art Center here at the library, as they give us an introduction on how to draw! On-line registration is required, as spots are limited. ...
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 "Teens" group.

Cozy Crafts

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crafts, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Escape the cold and create some cozy at the library! Join us for snacks (including a hot chocolate bar!) and cozy crafts including DIY pillows, shower steamers, and heating packs. All supplies will be provided. ...
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.

Drop-In Llama Llama Library Pajama Party!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Put on your PJ’s and head to the library to meet Llama Llama and pick up an activity to-go bag! Please register on-line to ensure we have enough supplies! ...