Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

May 23

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Digitize Your Photos

Pull those old photos and slides out of storage and we’ll help you transfer them to a digital format – ready to…

Class

Drop-in

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May 23

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 24

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Digitize Your Photos

Pull those old photos and slides out of storage and we’ll help you transfer them to a digital format – ready to…

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

May 24

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Game On! Teen Central!

Get ready for a new age of gaming EVERY THURSDAY! We’re combining the thrill and fun of board games with the excitement…

Gaming

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May 24

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 24

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cook By the Book Club

A book club with taste – for people to discuss and share their culinary adventures!  Every other month, members are encouraged to…

Book Club

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May 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

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May 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

May 25

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 26

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Adult Game Day ~ 360 Gaming

Adults – join us for an afternoon of 360 Gaming! What is 360 Gaming?  We turn one of our meeting rooms into…

Gaming

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May 26

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 27

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 28

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 29 - Aug 15

All Day

Council Bluffs Public Library

Kids

Summer Reading Club!

Stop by the Youth desk to join the Summer Reading Club, pick up your Reading Bingo Card, and register to win prizes. …

Summer

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May 29

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Oculus Rift VR Demo

Experience complete immersion inside virtual worlds with Oculus Rift! Get a hands-on demonstration of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. This is…

Drop-in

Virtual Reality

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May 29

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 30

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

FDO Training ~ Introduction to Finding Grants

Foundation Directory Online is packed with features that help grantseekers find the right funding match for their organization’s mission.  FDO has been…

Foundation Directory Online

grant seeking

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May 30

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Oculus Rift VR Demo

Experience complete immersion inside virtual worlds with Oculus Rift! Get a hands-on demonstration of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. This is…

Drop-in

Virtual Reality

Learn More

May 30

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 31

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Oculus Rift VR Demo

Experience complete immersion inside virtual worlds with Oculus Rift! Get a hands-on demonstration of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. This is…

Drop-in

Virtual Reality

Learn More

May 31

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Suprise! Boredom Busters

Tinker Zone is taking a break while we plan for summer. Boredom Busters available all day every day in May!
Learn More

May 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

Jun 05

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

Jun 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

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Jun 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

Jun 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

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Jun 08

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Fic to Flick

READ the words… SEE the picture. Copies of The Enigma by Alan Turing are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk. The film…

Book to Movie

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Jun 11

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More

Jun 11

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Gemstone Soap

Come and learn how to make your own, beautiful, gemstone soap. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…
Learn More

Jun 11

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Paper Craft with Silhouette Cameo

Make incredible paper art with the Silhouette Cameo Cutter. This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm…

Drop-in

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Jun 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Grades K-6Kids

Henry Doorly Zoo’s Zoolympics!

Kicking off “Libraries Rock!” with the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo’s Zoolympics! Match your leaping skills against a tiger or your balance against…

Summer

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Jun 12

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Music with Lori Lynn!

Join us for a half hour of musical fun!  Classic and original toddler songs played live!  For children 5 years old and…

Music

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Jun 12

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Gemstone Soap

Come and learn how to make your own, beautiful, gemstone soap. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little…
Learn More

Jun 12

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Paper Craft with Silhouette Cameo

Make incredible paper art with the Silhouette Cameo Cutter. This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 12

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Listening Party ~ American Standards

Are listening parties the new book club?  Maybe… You have your favorite songs, want to try something new? Stop by our listening…

Music

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Jun 13

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

AMAZING Arthur!

Join us for an hour of interactive comedy, magic, juggling, and yoyo tricks!  This program starts promptly at 10:00 a.m.  For kids…

Summer

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Jun 13

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Gemstone Soap

Come and learn how to make your own, beautiful, gemstone soap. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Drop in for…
Learn More

Jun 13

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Gemstone Soap

Come and learn how to make your own, beautiful, gemstone soap. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…
Learn More

Jun 13

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Paper Craft with Silhouette Cameo

Make incredible paper art with the Silhouette Cameo Cutter. This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 14

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, movement, and fun. For children 5 and under and an adult companion.

Story Time

Learn More

Jun 14

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

33rd & 4th Avenue

Family, Kids

Hydrant Party!

Join us and the Council Bluffs Fire Department for water fun and FREE books! On the corner of 33rd and 4th Avenue.

Summer

Learn More

Jun 14

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Paper Craft with Silhouette Cameo

Make incredible paper art with the Silhouette Cameo Cutter. This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 14

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

Jun 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

Jun 14

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

Live Music ~ The Dulcimer Guy

The Dulcimer Guy, is a classic folklorist and musician. His whimsy and wit are always a hit as he introduces his instruments.…

Music

Presentation

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Jun 14

6:30 pm - 7:30 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, cuddle up to a pup, and read!

Story Time

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Jun 16

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Gemstone Soap

Come and learn how to make your own, beautiful, gemstone soap. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…
Learn More

Jun 18

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun!  There will be two story time performances on Mondays, 9:45 and 10:00 a.m. …

Story Time

Learn More

Jun 18

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Agate Suckers

These suckers are as delicious as they are beautiful. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Drop in for as little…
Learn More

Jun 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your Slides to Digital

Save your old slides! Let us help convert your old slides to digital format and bring them into the 21st century. Once…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 18

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room A

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

Jun 19

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!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Summer

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Jun 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

Jun 19

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Agate Suckers

These suckers are as delicious as they are beautiful. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Drop in for as little…
Learn More

Jun 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your Slides to Digital

Save your old slides! Let us help convert your old slides to digital format and bring them into the 21st century. Once…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 19

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Meeting Room D

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

Jun 20

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Grossology!

If it’s smelly or gross, we’ll be doing it!  Drop in and search through a dissected owl pellet, be brave and munch…

Summer

Learn More

Jun 20

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Agate Suckers

These suckers are as delicious as they are beautiful. Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Drop in for as little…
Learn More

Jun 20

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your Slides to Digital

Save your old slides! Let us help convert your old slides to digital format and bring them into the 21st century. Once…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 20

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Author Visit ~ Loretta Ellsworth

Join us in welcoming author Loretta Ellsworth. Loretta is an author and educator, and was born in Mason City, Iowa. Her most recent…

Author Visit

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Jun 21

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and silly fun!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Story Time

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Jun 21

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Bel Air & Renner Drive Twin City

Family, Kids

Hydrant Party!

Join us and the Council Bluffs Fire Department for water fun and FREE books!  Location:  Bel Air & Renner Drive.

Summer

Learn More

Jun 21

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your Slides to Digital

Save your old slides! Let us help convert your old slides to digital format and bring them into the 21st century. Once…

Drop-in

Learn More

Jun 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

Jun 23

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Summer Special: Rock Band Tournament

Assemble a band on the Xbox for a full fledged rock off right in Teen Central! The top act will win custom…
Learn More

Jun 25

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun all about animals!  There will be two story time performances on Monday, 9:45…

Story Time

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Jun 25

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Tinker Zone: Makerspace Music

Join us for a special Makerspace Tinker Zone where we will explore all of the music making options offered in the Makerspace.…
Learn More

Jun 25

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Silverware Wind Chimes

The Pinterest craft for June is Silverware Wind Chimes! Use vintage silverware to create a beautiful wind chime. Please bring at least…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

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Jun 26

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

City Truck Petting Zoo!

Drop-in and get up close and personal with the city trucks in the Library parking lot!  For kids 6th grade and under.

Summer

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Jun 26

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Tinker Zone: Makerspace Music

Join us for a special Makerspace Tinker Zone where we will explore all of the music making options offered in the Makerspace.…
Learn More

Jun 27

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Pet Rocks!

Drop-in and design your very own Pet Rock!  For kids 4 years old through 6th grade.

Summer

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Jun 27

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Tinker Zone: Makerspace Music

Join us for a special Makerspace Tinker Zone where we will explore all of the music making options offered in the Makerspace.…
Learn More

Jun 28

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun all about animals!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult…
Learn More

Jun 28

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

Hydrant Party!

Join us and the Council Bluffs Fire Department for water fun and FREE books! Location: 19th Ave & South 7th Street.

Summer

Learn More

Jun 28

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Cook By the Book Club ~ Special Event!

Summer time is ICE CREAM time! June is Dairy Month and we’re celebrating with a special guest from our very own Christy…

Book Club

Presentation

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Jun 28

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

Jun 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

Jun 30

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Tinker Zone: Makerspace Music

Join us for a special Makerspace Tinker Zone where we will explore all of the music making options offered in the Makerspace.…
Learn More

Jun 30

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Mix It Up! for Adults

Step-by-Step Acrylic Lilac Painting! Mix It Up! (formerly ARTrageous) for Adults allows attendees of any skill level to recreate beautiful works of…

Arts & Crafts

Painting

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Jul 02

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More

Jul 05

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, movement and fun!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Story Time

Learn More

Jul 05

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

Jul 05

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

Jul 09

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More

Jul 12

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

Jul 16

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More

Jul 16

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room A

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

Jul 17

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

Jul 19

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

Jul 23

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More

Jul 26

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

Jul 30

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fun.  Two story time performances, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Story Time

Learn More