West Des Moines Public Library Summer Reading Clubs
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 26, 2016
Time
6:45 PM - 7:20 PM
Description
Nate shares stories, songs, and fingerplays with an early literacy focus. This class uses the same material as Family Storytime. For all ages with an adult. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, and rhymes! For all ages. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, rhymes, and a take home craft! Ages 2-6. Registration required.

Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 1-4 with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 30, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! This drop-in session is for all ages and no registration is required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 03, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Registration begins today for children's classes at the library. You may register in person, call 222-3405, or register online at www.wdmlibrary.org. Registration begins at 9:00am.

Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Music class for you and your little one, presented by Amanda Meyer. Come join the fun as we sing songs(familiar and new), play instruments, do movement activities, play with the parachute and much more! For ages 0-5 with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Music class for you and your little one, presented by Amanda Meyer. Come join the fun as we sing songs(familiar and new), play instruments, do movement activities, play with the parachute and much more! For ages 0-5 with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
If you like to read and talk about books, this club is for you. Join us for discussion and activities related to this month's book. For ages 8-12. Register anytime by calling 222-3405.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 10, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 10, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 10, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 10, 2016
Time
6:45 PM - 7:20 PM
Description
Nate shares stories, songs, and fingerplays with an early literacy focus. This class uses the same material as Family Storytime. For all ages with an adult. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, and rhymes! For all ages. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, rhymes, and a take home craft! Ages 2-6. Registration required.

Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 1-4 with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 14, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! This drop-in session is for all ages and no registration is required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 17, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 17, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 17, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Join Jenna in the Story Room for stories, rhymes, flannelboards, gentle tunes and puppets. This class is designed around early literacy skills for children 6 months old through 2 years with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 17, 2016
Time
6:45 PM - 7:20 PM
Description
Nate shares stories, songs, and fingerplays with an early literacy focus. This class uses the same material as Family Storytime. For all ages with an adult. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Using rhymes, stories, music and puppetry, Megan will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for prewalking babies (1 month-18 months). Registration is required.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Monthly meeting.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, and rhymes! For all ages. No registration.
Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Nate in the Story Room for this class featuring early literacy stories, flannelboards, songs, rhymes, and a take home craft! Ages 2-6. Registration required.

Location
Story Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us in the Community Room after school to embark on an adventure! For ages 5-12, registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 1-4 with an adult. Registration required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 21, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Join puppy Oliver in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! This drop-in session is for all ages and no registration is required.
Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 24, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
Description
Put on your favorite costume and join us for not-too-spooky stories and Halloween fun at the library. For ages 2-6 plus an adult. Registration required.

Location
Community Room
Library
The West Des Moines Public Library

The program ended on Friday, July 29, 2016.
Important Messages
Here's how to sign up for the 2016 Summer Reading Club for Kids:

  1. Click the Sign Me Up button and fill out the form.

  2. Download and Print your Reading Log OR you can pick up a copy at the Children's Desk.

  3. Have a great time reading!

  4. Pick up your prizes at the Children's Desk once you read to the halfway and final marks on your reading log.

Halfway prizes begin Monday, June 13.
Final prizes begin Monday, July 11.
Reading logs are due by Friday, July 29.

To see a listing of, and register for, this summer's programs, please visit our Calendar.

For a printable list of all our Kids Summer Reading Club programs, download and print our Kids SRC Brochure.