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RSVP for the State of the City Address on Thursday, June 30! Join us for an update on key aspects of Urbandale's infrastructure, safety, economy, and community. Refreshments will be served before and after the address. The event is free, but please RSVP.
Get your groove on and strengthen early literacy skills at the same time! We’ll read one book, but also do plenty of stretching, singing, dancing, rhyming, jumping, and even instrument play. You’ll have a blast helping your little one rock out. Dates & Time: Wednesdays, June 8-July 27, 9:30 or 10:30 AM Target age: 2-7 years old, with adult. Our age recommendations tell you the developmental level we plan for, but every child is different. Feel free to try them out and choose the story time(s) that feel right. Everyone is welcome! Location: Meeting Room A/BRegistration is strongly advised as attendance will be limited, with slots given first to those registered.With health and safety in mind, this program will take place in our large meeting rooms, where we will make efforts to enable social distancing. We will provide family-sized mats for each family, spaced six feet apart.
Join Hurley & Dancers, a professional modern dance company, as we design and create a fabric sculpture / set that will be used in a community performance at the Urbandale Public Library in July. We will work with large pieces of fabric and a PVC structure. Teens will help cut, stretch and mold the fabric and then try out movement in the fabric “jungle gym” (epic blanket fort) we create!
This program is open to tweens and teens ages 10-17 only, and registration is required, due to occupancy limits.
Calling all adventurous kids who like to make, craft, and experiment! Starting the second week of June, join us for cool hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. On any given Thursday we might dissect an owl pellet, do some shadow painting, make a constellation jar lantern, or make some other amazing creation! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy crafts and experiments at your own pace.
Dates & Time: Thursdays, June 9-July 28, drop-in 10:00 - 11:30 AM Target age: 6-12, siblings welcome! (All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.)Location: Outside the library, on the Northeast CourtyardRegistration for this event is not required but is helpful to us for preparing supplies.
This past year Jen Loeb became the first and only woman from Iowa to climb "7 Summits" by reaching the highest peak on every continent. During her presentation, Jen will walk us through the process of climbing the tallest mountain in the world, what it looked like and how it felt. She'll also show some of her stunning photography, a short video clip, and bring some of her gear used to conquer the highest peaks.
Week 3Location: Lions Park GazeboJoin us for stories, songs, and family FUN in a different Urbandale Park every week!Target age: 2-8, families welcome! (All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.)The Urbandale Public Library and Parks and Rec Department have partnered together to bring you Storytime in the Parks every Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM and Thursday evening at 6:30 PM at different Urbandale Parks each week June 14-August 11. Grab one of our Parks Passports for a full schedule and see how many parks in Urbandale you can visit! No registration required.There will be no Storytime in the Parks during adverse weather. You can watch for cancellations due to weather by checking our Facebook or online calendar the day of the event.
June 30, 2022 Merle Hay 28E Joint Board Meeting
Civil Service Commission meeting to approve two certified lists.