Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Nov 18

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Local Author Fair

Love to read? Read Local! Meet and speak with published Iowa authors. Books will be available for purchase. Stop by and find…

Author Visit

Local Author

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Nov 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your VHS Home Movies to Digital

Save your old home movies! Let us help convert your old VHS tapes to digital format and bring them into the 21st…

Technology

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Nov 19

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Coffee Cake in a Mug

This recipe is the perfect remedy for a sugar craving! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or…

Drop-in

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Nov 19

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

Nov 20

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, music and movement all about Pie, yummy!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

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Nov 20

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

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Nov 20

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your VHS Home Movies to Digital

Save your old home movies! Let us help convert your old VHS tapes to digital format and bring them into the 21st…

Technology

Learn More

Nov 20

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Coffee Cake in a Mug

This recipe is the perfect remedy for a sugar craving! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or…

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 20

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

Nov 21

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

ART Buffet!

Drop in and explore a variety of toddler friendly art materials!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Arts & Crafts

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Nov 21

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Convert Your VHS Home Movies to Digital

Save your old home movies! Let us help convert your old VHS tapes to digital format and bring them into the 21st…

Technology

Learn More

Nov 22

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

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Nov 24

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Drop In! Model Magic Aliens

Drop in and use model magic to sculpt a creature from out of this world!  This program is for kids 4 years…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Nov 24

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Coffee Cake in a Mug

This recipe is the perfect remedy for a sugar craving! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or…

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 26

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

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Nov 26

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: No Sew Mittens

Cold hands and a warm heart? Make your own fleece mittens! No need to sew! We’re smitten with mittens. Tinker Zone features…

DIY

Drop-in

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Nov 26

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Angel-Inspired Ornaments

The Pinterest craft for November is a trio of Angel-Inspired Ornaments! This month, we’re making a pair of decorative angel wings, a…

Arts & Crafts

Pinterest

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Nov 27

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, music and movement all about Bedtime!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Nov 27

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 27

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: No Sew Mittens

Cold hands and a warm heart? Make your own fleece mittens! No need to sew! We’re smitten with mittens. Tinker Zone features…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 28

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

PLAY DATE!

Drop in to explore and play with friends!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Drop-in

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Nov 28

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 28

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: No Sew Mittens

Cold hands and a warm heart? Make your own fleece mittens! No need to sew! We’re smitten with mittens. Tinker Zone features…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 29

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, music and movement all about Bedtime!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Learn More

Nov 29

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Nov 29

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

Nov 29

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Welcome to Medicare

Welcome to Medicare A free seminar offered by the State of Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) and Connections Area Agency…

Medicare

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Dec 01

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: No Sew Mittens

Cold hands and a warm heart? Make your own fleece mittens! No need to sew! We’re smitten with mittens. Tinker Zone features…

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 03

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Tea Light Snowmen

Transform a simple tea light into a seasonal, light up, snowman! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little…
Learn More

Dec 03

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Tea Light Snowmen

Transform a simple tea light into a seasonal, light up, snowman! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little…
Learn More

Dec 03

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

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

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Dec 03

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Live Music ~ Andre Vander Velde

Andre Vander Velde is a singer-songwriter based in the Council Bluffs/Omaha area. With an acoustic guitar and soulful voice, he crafts songs…

Music

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Dec 04

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, music and DANCING!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.…

Story Time

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Dec 04

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

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

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Dec 04

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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Dec 05

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 with Lori Lynn!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult…

Music

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Dec 05

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Tea Light Snowmen

Transform a simple tea light into a seasonal, light up, snowman! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little…
Learn More

Dec 06

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

Story Time

Learn More

Dec 06

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 06

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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Dec 08

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Tea Light Snowmen

Transform a simple tea light into a seasonal, light up, snowman! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little…
Learn More

Dec 08

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Author Visit ~ Joe Starita

Hear author and UNL professor Joe Starita share the inspirational story of the Omaha Indian woman who worked tirelessly for a better…

Author Visit

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Dec 10

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Beaded Snowflake Ornaments

Turn your space into a winter wonderland with these simple beaded snowflake decorations. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Stay…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 11

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, music and movement all about our FAVORITE THINGS!  For kids 5 years old and…

Story Time

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Dec 11

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Beaded Snowflake Ornaments

Turn your space into a winter wonderland with these simple beaded snowflake decorations. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Stay…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 12

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Santa Party!

Join us for cookie decorating and a Santa sing-a-long, followed by a visit with the jolly old guy himself!  For kids 5…

Santa

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Dec 12

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Beaded Snowflake Ornaments

Turn your space into a winter wonderland with these simple beaded snowflake decorations. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Stay…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 13

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, music and movement all about our Favorite Things!  For kids 5 years old and…

Story Time

Learn More

Dec 13

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!…
Learn More

Dec 13

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Fic to Flick

READ the words… SEE the picture. Copies of The Princess Bride by William Goldman are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk. The film…

Book to Movie

Movie

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Dec 13

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 13

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.  Grab a book and snuggle up to a pup and…

Story Time

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Dec 15

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Beaded Snowflake Ornaments

Turn your space into a winter wonderland with these simple beaded snowflake decorations. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Stay…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 15

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Saturday Matinee

Showing Ant-Man and the Wasp – with FREE popcorn! Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a…

Movie

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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 - Dec 25

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 - Dec 25

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 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 22 - Dec 25

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 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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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 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 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