Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Dec 17

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

Kirn Middle School Small Ensemble Orchestra Performance

Join us for a small ensemble performance by the Kirn Middle School Orchestra.

Music

Learn More

Dec 17

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Cray-Pen Bookmarks

Create your own bookmark with a heated pen that melts crayon wax and then draws! Tinker Zone features a different activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 17

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Adult Coloring Club

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring…
Learn More

Dec 18

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Bring your lunch and join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of…

Book Club

Learn More

Dec 18

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Cray-Pen Bookmarks

Create your own bookmark with a heated pen that melts crayon wax and then draws! Tinker Zone features a different activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 18

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Adult Board Game Night

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it…

Gaming

Learn More

Dec 19

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Cray-Pen Bookmarks

Create your own bookmark with a heated pen that melts crayon wax and then draws! Tinker Zone features a different activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 19

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Non Fiction Book Club

Are you a history buff? Or do you love reading medical mysteries or family memoirs? Non fiction books provide a change of…

Book Club

Learn More

Dec 20

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Dec 20

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cuarto de “Once Upon a Time”

Español, FamilyKids

CANCELADO – La hora del cuento

Este mes no tendremos la hora del cuento, pero acompañanos en el mes de enero.
Learn More

Dec 22

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Cray-Pen Bookmarks

Create your own bookmark with a heated pen that melts crayon wax and then draws! Tinker Zone features a different activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 24 - Dec 25

All Day

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Español, KidsTechTeen

Holiday Hours

~ HOLIDAY HOURS ~  Monday, December 24 ~ CLOSED Tuesday, December 25 ~ CLOSED Monday, December 31~ 9:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday, January…
Learn More

Dec 27

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

Learn More

Dec 27

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Dec 29

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Coloring Day!

Drop in and participate in coloring enormous table top coloring pages using SMELLY markers!  For ages 4 years old through 6th grade.

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 31 - Jan 01

All Day

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Español, KidsTechTeen

Holiday Hours

~ HOLIDAY HOURS ~  Monday, December 31~ 9:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday, January 1, 2019 ~ CLOSED
Learn More

Jan 03

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Jan 03

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Worlds Away – SciFi/Fantasy Book Discussion

Escape the ordinary and plunge into the unique, alternate worlds depicted in science fiction and fantasy genres. Our Worlds Away Group Discussion…

Book Club

Learn More

Jan 05

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Happy Birthday Popcorn Ball!

Drop In and make a Happy Birthday popcorn ball to celebrate the new year!  Happy 2019!!  For kids ages 4 years old…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 07

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Paracord Bracelets

Survival is in the bracelet, join us as we make your very own paracord bracelet. Tinker Zone features a new activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Learn More

Jan 07

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, FamilyKids

Bedtime Storytime!

Wear your jammies, bring your favorite stuffy and join us for a half hour of stories, movement and FUN!  Most appropriate for…

Story Time

Learn More

Jan 07

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

How-To Series ~ Food Preservation 101

Receive practical advice on topics that matter to you at these free back-to-basics classes. Register today at the Reference Desk. Food Preservation 101 – Introductory Course…

Class

DIY

Learn More

Jan 08

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about BIRTHDAYS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 08

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Paracord Bracelets

Survival is in the bracelet, join us as we make your very own paracord bracelet. Tinker Zone features a new activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Learn More

Jan 09

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Dance with DEE DEE!

Join us for a half hour of dancing fun with DEE DEE!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult…

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 09

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Paracord Bracelets

Survival is in the bracelet, join us as we make your very own paracord bracelet. Tinker Zone features a new activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Learn More

Jan 10

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about BIRTHDAYS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 10

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

Learn More

Jan 10

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Jan 10

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

Love on a Leash!

Pet therapy teams visit the Library to help motivate children to read.  Wear your jammies and cuddle up to a pup and…

Story Time

Learn More

Jan 12

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Beach in a Bottle!

Drop In and collect sand, seashells, and other beach treasures to create your very own mini Beach in a Bottle.  For kids…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 12

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Paracord Bracelets

Survival is in the bracelet, join us as we make your very own paracord bracelet. Tinker Zone features a new activity every…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Learn More

Jan 14

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Stress Balls

School can be stressful so blow off some steam with these DIY stress balls. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week!…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 14

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Adult Coloring Club

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring…
Learn More

Jan 14

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Tech

How-To Series ~ Protecting Your Privacy Online

Receive practical advice on topics that matter to you at these free back-to-the-basics classes. Register today at the Reference Desk. Protecting Your Privacy Online…

Class

tech help

Technology

Learn More

Jan 15

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about Winter Clothes!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 15

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Bring your lunch and join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of…

Book Club

Learn More

Jan 15

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Stress Balls

School can be stressful so blow off some steam with these DIY stress balls. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week!…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 15

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Adult Board Game Night

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it…
Learn More

Jan 16

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Art Buffet!

Drop In and explore with a variety of toddler friendly art materials!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult…

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 16

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Stress Balls

School can be stressful so blow off some steam with these DIY stress balls. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week!…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 16

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Non Fiction Book Club

Are you a history buff? Or do you love reading medical mysteries or family memoirs? Non fiction books provide a change of…

Book Club

Learn More

Jan 17

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about WINTER CLOTHES!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 17

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Jan 19

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Button Making

Drop In and make personalized buttons to decorate your backpack or jacket!  For kids 4 years old through 6th grade.  No exceptions.

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 19

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Stress Balls

School can be stressful so blow off some steam with these DIY stress balls. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week!…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Saturday Matinee

Showing Alpha – FREE popcorn! Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he’s left for dead during his first hunt…

Movie

Learn More

Jan 19

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

NERF War (for Adults)

Bring a friend and your NERF weapons and ammo to our NERF War for Adults!  Join us for three hours of NERF…
Learn More

Jan 22

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about the BEACH!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 22

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Birthday Cake Slime

Help celebrate our staff member Sam’s birthday by making edible birthday cake slime! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 23

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Pajama Party!

Wear your jammies, participate in some fun pajama party activities and enjoy a bedtime snack!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Drop-in

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 23

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Birthday Cake Slime

Help celebrate our staff member Sam’s birthday by making edible birthday cake slime! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 24

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about the BEACH!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 24

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

Learn More

Jan 24

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Jan 26

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Build a Snowman!

Drop In and add your personal touches to an snowman you can keep inside!  For kids ages 4 years old through 6th…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 26

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Birthday Cake Slime

Help celebrate our staff member Sam’s birthday by making edible birthday cake slime! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 28

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Fortune Cookies

Learn to make these delicious cookies just in time to ring in the Chinese New Year! Tinker Zone features a new activity…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 28

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Etched Glass Candle Holder

The Pinterest craft for January is Etched Glass Candle Holders! Glass etching made easy! Upcycle old glassware into beautiful candle holders. Please…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Learn More

Jan 29

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about Snow!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 29

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Fortune Cookies

Learn to make these delicious cookies just in time to ring in the Chinese New Year! Tinker Zone features a new activity…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 30

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Toilet Paper the Library!

You heard that right!  Drop in and have a little fun “decorating” with a roll of toilet paper!  For kids 5 years…

Drop-in

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 30

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Fortune Cookies

Learn to make these delicious cookies just in time to ring in the Chinese New Year! Tinker Zone features a new activity…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Jan 31

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all about Snow!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 31

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Feb 02

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Fortune Cookies

Learn to make these delicious cookies just in time to ring in the Chinese New Year! Tinker Zone features a new activity…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Feb 05

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Mystery Book Club

Ever think you could have been a detective? Drop by the Mystery Book Club and investigate different styles of mysteries. All book clubs…

Book Club

Learn More

Feb 07

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Feb 07

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Worlds Away – SciFi/Fantasy Book Discussion

Escape the ordinary and plunge into the unique, alternate worlds depicted in science fiction and fantasy genres. Our Worlds Away Group Discussion…

Book Club

Learn More

Feb 11

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Adult Coloring Club

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring…
Learn More

Feb 14

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Feb 19

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Bring your lunch and join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of…

Book Club

Learn More

Feb 20

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Non Fiction Book Club

Are you a history buff? Or do you love reading medical mysteries or family memoirs? Non fiction books provide a change of…

Book Club

Learn More

Feb 21

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Feb 28

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More