Youth Programs

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JULY YOUTH PROGRAMS

Minecraft Mania

Mondays (July 6, 13, & 20) 4:00-5:30 pm

Kids age 8 to 12 years old are invited to test their Minecraft skills on the Youth Services computers & console games. No registration.

JESTER PUPPETS

Thursday, July 9th at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B

Families will enjoy this life-size, high-energy, puppet show that encourages kids to strive for the H.E.R.O. ideals of honesty, enthusiasm, respect and optimism. No registration.

TOUCH-A-TRUCK

Tuesday, July 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 am in the library parking lot

Kids can sit in and touch a variety of big vehicles. No registration.

IOWA LEAGUE OF HEROES

Thursday, July 16th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B

Kids are invited to drop by the Library and meet a super hero! Three super heroes will be available for photo ops. Kids can also create their own super hero mask. No registration.

BLANK PARK ZOO – POWERS OF A SUPERHERO

Friday, July 17th at 10:30 am in Meeting Room A/B

Do you know of any animals that are faster than a speeding bullet; more powerful than a locomotive; or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Families with kids age 3 and up will leave this presentation with a new appreciation of the amazing strength and highly-developed senses that give some animals superhero powers. No registration.

Magic Tree House Book Club

Monday, July 20th at 7:00 pm & Thursday, July 23rd at 10:30 am

Kids age 6 to 9 years old who love the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne can explore fascinating topics with fun activities and a craft based on the book Earthquake in the Early Morning. Please register for one session by calling 278-3945.

LEGO ROBOTICS

Wednesday, July 22nd from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Story Room

Kids age 6 and up can drop by and interact with the high school robotics team, Team ASAP. Drive a LEGO robot through a maze and learn how to modify an existing robot to accomplish a specific task. No Registration.

JASON KOLLUM, JUGGLER

Thursday, July 23rd at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room A/B

Get ready to be wowed by lots of awesome juggling and balancing stunts! Jason provides a family show that is filled with zany comedy, audience participation and excitement. No registration.

GEOFF AKINS, BUBBLE ARTIST

Friday, July 24th at 10:30 am in Meeting Room A/B

You’ll never look at bubbles the same way again. Watch spellbound as Geoff creates bubbles inside of bubbles, bubble caterpillars, dancing bubbles, fog-filled, volcano bubbles, kid-in-a-bubble and much more! Anything is possible during this entertaining and inspiring family performance. No registration.

LEGO Club

Friday, July 24th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Story Room

Kids age 5 and up join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration.

 

JULY TEEN PROGRAMS.

TEEN PARTY

Friday, July 10th from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Teens age 12 to 18, are invited to this after-hours party. Watch an interactive movie about a group of intergalactic superheroes who have to work together to stop an evil warrior from destroying the universe. There will also be superhero activities, games, crafts, and food. Bring a friend and help us celebrate summer. Please call 278-3945 or email trohe@urbandale.org by July 8, to register.

Teen Knitting

Tuesday, July 14th at 5:30 pm in the ICN Classroom

Teen knitters age 13-18 of all skill levels (even beginners!) are welcome to join the fun. Knitting needles and yarn will be provided. Please call 278-3945 to register.

Anime Club

Tuesday, July 28th at 6:00 pm in the Conference Room

Kids age 12-14, you are invited to come watch a variety of anime, talk about manga, create art projects and enjoy some Japanese snacks. No registration.


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