Tweens

Upcoming events

Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This summer on Sundays we will go off the beaten path and create nature based and classic camp crafts! Join us on Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm in the Storytime Room. Create custom painted rocks using paint pens and paint that pop like fireworks....

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Registration is encouraged but not required for an estimate on how many looms to make for the program. Elementary-age kids are invited to join us each Tuesday at 1:00 to learn a little bit about a fun skill or hobby that maybe they haven’t tried...

Tweens Kids Families Music

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Come learn how to play Prime Climb! This game combines colors, numbers, strategy and a little bit of luck. Local math educator Dr. Kate Degner will have you flexing your math muscles as you work your way through this dynamic, exciting game! In this...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture Science & Technology

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us as we learn about Mexican Talavera and color your very own tile to take home! Mexican Talavera, as it is known today, began in the 16th century. As the Spanish colonization of Mexico was underway, so too was Mexican Talavera. After founding...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore World Wednesday program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. Join us as we learn about Mexican Talavera and color your very own tile to take home!...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore Insect Zoo program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Have you ever wanted to make woven bracelets with embroidery floss for you and your friends? Come to this workshop to learn two easy patterns and start your bracelet! Tweens will learn the basic knots needed, how to cut string, and how to follow...

Tweens Arts & Crafting