Story Time!

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and crafts every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.



Movie matinees!


Fridays at 1:45 p.m. the library will be showing a different child friendly movie on the big screen.




Stuffed Animal Sleepover on September 15th from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Kids, bring a stuffed animal to the library to have a sleep over! Your animal will stay at the library Friday night.  The stuffie will have a Story Time, supper, play time, and fun.  On Saturday morning, between 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., you can pick up your stuffed animal, a treat, and pictures of their adventures.


Bike Rodeo 1:00-3:00 p.m. on September 23rd

The Van Meter Police Department and the Van Meter Public Library are teaming up for a Bike Rodeo. Bring your bikes to the library and we will talk about bike safety, there will also be games and prizes!


Dallas County Conservationist

Beginning on November 8th, and continuing every 2nd Wednesday of the month until March, visit with a Dallas County Conservationist at the library.  She will bring experiments, activities, and artifacts for you to explore!  The library program is from 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.



Phone: (515) 996-2435


Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed