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What is happening at your Van Meter Public Library?

Special events

Therapet Visit! on March 23rd at 10:30 a.m.

Visit us for a chance to read to Therapet Sophie from the ARL. Call ahead for your slot and then pick your favorite book from our collection or bring your own!

Money Smart Week® Kids Read on April 6th at 10:30 a.m.

The event is designed to help kids learn about money management, one of the goals of Money Smart Week®. To deepen this understanding of money management, each family will take home a FREE copy of the book, Count on Pablo and a FREE discussion guide to read at home and reinforce the financial education message.

STEAM Saturday on April 13th at 10:30 a.m.

This Saturday event is geared for elementary age children and focuses on STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.  Join us for an hour of hands-on fun!

Dallas County Conservationist Program

Critter Cindy is back! She is a Dallas County Conservationist and brings examples (stuffed animals, hides, nests, etc.) and information for the kids.  She is coming the second Wednesday of the month, from 3:30 – 4:15 from November to March.

Every week

Tech Tuesdays

Drop by with your questions about technology or make an appointment for a more involved issue. If we cannot answer it that day, we will find the answer!  If there is interest, we will schedule classes on e-books, Facebook, or Microsoft programs.  Let us know what you need.

Story Time on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

There will be stories, puppets, rhymes and songs. We will end with a craft!

Tween/Teen Crafting on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun craft, all supplies will be provided.

Inside the Lines, Outside the Box on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

We will be starting an indoor recess for adults night at the library!  Bring a project you are working on or join us for coloring and conversation Thursday night.  We will have hot chocolate or tea available, treats are negotiable!

Toddler Time on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Join us for interactive play, puppets, rhymes, stories, and finger plays!


Monday        10:00 – 5:00

Tuesday        12:00 – 8:00

Wednesday  10:00 – 5:00

Thursday      12:00 – 8:00

Friday           10:00 – 5:00

Saturday      10:00 – 3:00

Sunday         Closed

If you have any questions call the Van Meter Public Library at (515) 996-2435.