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Mini Canvas Painting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Release your inner artist in miniature form! Join us to paint a tiny masterpiece on a mini canvas. Supplies will be provided, though we recommend bringing a paint shirt or wearing old clothes. Registration required; please register for one timeslot o...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mini Canvas Painting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crafts, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Release your inner artist in miniature form! Join us to paint a tiny masterpiece on a mini canvas. Supplies will be provided, though we recommend bringing a paint shirt or wearing old clothes. Registration required; please register for one timeslot o...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Game On

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Games, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Drop in to explore new board and card games each month, thanks to our friends at The Dealt Hand! Can’t make it during this time or want to play some of the games again? Games will be available to play after school in the Teen Space throughout the res...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Kick Off Party & Magic Show

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Special Events
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Help us kick off the Summer Library Program on Thursday, June 2 from 6-7:30 PM at the Wagner Park Bandshell. Pick up reading logs, calendars and celebrate the start to a sweet summer with a family magic show by local magician, Jonathan May at 6:30 PM...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dieowa Podcast Event (VIRTUAL)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Event Details:
The "heart of America" may not be as warm and loving as you think. Join podcast co-hosts Alli Theulen and Beth LeValley--native Iowans--as they describe what it's like creating a growing true crime podcast from start to finish. With the tagline ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tuesdays

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Drop in every week to hang out in our teen room while enjoying some fun games and activities. You never know what you’re going to get, so make sure to swing by every Tuesday! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tuesdays

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Drop in every week to hang out in our teen room while enjoying some fun games and activities. You never know what you’re going to get, so make sure to swing by every Tuesday! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sweet, STEAM-y Summer (Ice Cream in a Bag)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program, Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
It’s a sweet and STEAM-y summer at the library, and we’ll be exploring different STEAM activities with sugary treats. The best part is that you’ll get to eat the supplies at the end! Registration highly recommended due to space limitations; please re...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

11:00am - 12:00pm
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:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tuesdays

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Drop in every week to hang out in our teen room while enjoying some fun games and activities. You never know what you’re going to get, so make sure to swing by every Tuesday! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sweet, STEAM-y Summer (Ice Cream in a Bag)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
It’s a sweet and STEAM-y summer at the library, and we’ll be exploring different STEAM activities with sugary treats. The best part is that you’ll get to eat the supplies at the end! Registration highly recommended due to space limitations; please re...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tuesdays

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Drop in every week to hang out in our teen room while enjoying some fun games and activities. You never know what you’re going to get, so make sure to swing by every Tuesday! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sweet, STEAM-y Summer (Marshmallow Construction)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
It’s a sweet and STEAM-y summer at the library, and we’ll be exploring different STEAM activities with sugary treats. The best part is that you’ll get to eat the supplies at the end! Registration highly recommended due to space limitations; please re...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tapping 101

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Tapping, also known as EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), is a powerful stress relief technique. The basic Tapping technique requires you to focus on a negative emotion at hand. While maintaining your mental focus on this issue, you use your fingerti...
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

K-5 Marvelous Marshmallows

10:00am - 10:45am
Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
ISU Extension will be at the library to present Marvelous Marshmallows! Come have fun with us and enjoy STEM activities! Registration is required. Must be at least 5 years old to participate.  ...
This event is in the "School-Age" group.

K-5 Marvelous Marshmallows

11:00am - 11:45am
Special Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: School-Age
Program Type: Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
ISU Extension will be at the library to present Marvelous Marshmallows! Come have fun with us and enjoy STEM activities! Registration is required. Must be at least 5 years old to participate.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

11:00am - 12:00pm
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: 7
Event Details:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Candy Factory Escape Room

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: 7
Event Details:
A rival candy company has stolen a top-secret recipe for a fantastic new candy. Luckily, the recipe is in code, but it’s only a matter of time before they crack it. Can you recover the recipe before they decode it and start to make it themselves? Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Tuesdays

10:00am - 4:00pm
Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Teen Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Games, Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Drop in every week to hang out in our teen room while enjoying some fun games and activities. You never know what you’re going to get, so make sure to swing by every Tuesday! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Prohibition in Iowa with Linda McCann

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Author and historian Linda McCann, will be presenting the information she uncovered while writing her book, Prohibition in Eastern Iowa.  Many don’t realize that Iowa had prohibition laws in the 1920’s and 1930’s.  Come learn a bit of ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sweet, STEAM-y Summer (Marshmallow Construction)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program, Special Events
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
It’s a sweet and STEAM-y summer at the library, and we’ll be exploring different STEAM activities with sugary treats. The best part is that you’ll get to eat the supplies at the end! Registration highly recommended due to space limitations; please re...