Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Apr 06

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ Spiral Book Binder Demo

Try out our newest gadget! Create affordable, professional-looking bound books and documents with the our coil-binding machine. Stop by with your document…
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Apr 06

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

Cancelled – Bedtime Storytime!

Wear your jammies to the Library and join Miss Lisa for a half hour of stories and fun!

Story Time

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Apr 07

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

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Apr 07

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

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Apr 07

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Tai Chi for Health

Join us for this eight-week course to help you gain an increased sense of well-being and learn skills to benefit your lifelong…

tai chi

Learn More

Apr 07

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ Spiral Book Binder Demo

Try out our newest gadget! Create affordable, professional-looking bound books and documents with the our coil-binding machine. Stop by with your document…
Learn More

Apr 07

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – 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…

board games

tabletop games

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Apr 07

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Cancelled – 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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Apr 08

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Dance with DEE DEE!

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

Music

Under Five

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Apr 08

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ Spiral Book Binder Demo

Try out our newest gadget! Create affordable, professional-looking bound books and documents with the our coil-binding machine. Stop by with your document…
Learn More

Apr 08

5:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Cuarto de Conferencia B

Adults, EspañolFamily

Cancelled – MoneySmart

Abigail Vasquez de Northwestern Mutual y Juanita Incontro de US Bank presentarán sobre inversiones, pasos para comprar una casa, y hipotecas. Habrá…
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Apr 08

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Computer Class ~ Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Get started with Microsoft PowerPoint or enhance your existing skills. Learn how to make a basic presentation, adding pictures and text for…

computer class

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Apr 09

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 09

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ Spiral Book Binder Demo

Try out our newest gadget! Create affordable, professional-looking bound books and documents with the our coil-binding machine. Stop by with your document…
Learn More

Apr 09

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled – 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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Apr 09

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cuarto de Conferencia B

Adults, EspañolFamily

Cancelled – MoneySmart

Abigail Vasquez de Northwestern Mutual  presentará sobre seguro de vida. Habrá actividades para los niños también.  Cena está incluida Los seminarios son…
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Apr 09

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Cancelled – 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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Apr 09

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Family, Kids

Cancelled – Love on a Leash!

Pet therapy teams visit the Library to help motivate children to read.  Wear your jammies to the Library, snuggle up with a…

Drop-in

Story Time

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Apr 11

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Cancelled – Seed Balls!

Want to help the planet and have fun doing it?  Drop in and make seed bombs out of clay and seeds.  Sponsored…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Apr 13

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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 and…

Class

Drop-in

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Apr 13

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – How-To Series ~ Gardening for Wildlife

Receive practical advice on topics that matter to you at these free back-to-basics classes. Gardening for Wildlife A wildlife garden is a…

Class

DIY

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Apr 14

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all a”bowwow”t DOGS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 14

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all a”bowwow”t DOGS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 14

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Tai Chi for Health

Join us for this eight-week course to help you gain an increased sense of well-being and learn skills to benefit your lifelong…

tai chi

Learn More

Apr 14

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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 and…

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 15

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Meet Real Ballet Dancers!

Join us for a short story followed by a meet and greet with real ballet dancers from American Midwest Ballet.  For kids…

Under Five

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Apr 15

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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 and…

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 15

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Cancelled – 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

Apr 16

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun all a”bowwow”t DOGS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 16

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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 and…

Class

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 16

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled – 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

Learn More

Apr 16

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Open Mic Poetry Night

Open mic readings are for anyone who wants to read their poetry in a public venue. Feel free to stop by and…

poetry

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Apr 18

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Cancelled – Freeze Pop Sleeve!

Get ready for SUMMER!  Drop in and use felt and embellishments to make a freeze pop sleeve!  For kids age 4 years…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Apr 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

Cancelled – Saturday Matinee

Showing Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – with FREE popcorn! Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile…

Movie

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Apr 20

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Spring Flowers

Surprise someone with a pretty little spring flower! Try out our 3D printer and make a unique spring ornament. This is a…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 20

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Cancelled – 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

Apr 21

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 21

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 21

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Tai Chi for Health

Join us for this eight-week course to help you gain an increased sense of well-being and learn skills to benefit your lifelong…

tai chi

Learn More

Apr 21

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Cancelled – 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

Apr 21

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Spring Flowers

Surprise someone with a pretty little spring flower! Try out our 3D printer and make a unique spring ornament. This is a…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 21

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Cancelled – 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

Apr 22

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Drive-In Movie!

Drop in and decorate a car, take it to the Library “drive-in”, and enjoy a snack while watching a movie.  For kids…

Drop-in

Movie

Under Five

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Apr 22

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Spring Flowers

Surprise someone with a pretty little spring flower! Try out our 3D printer and make a unique spring ornament. This is a…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 23

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 23

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Spring Flowers

Surprise someone with a pretty little spring flower! Try out our 3D printer and make a unique spring ornament. This is a…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 23

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

Apr 23

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Cancelled – 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

Apr 23

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – The Vote is the Emblem of Our Equality

The Vote is the Emblem of Our Equality: Victorians and the Fight for Women’s Rights This year, Americans will mark the 100th…
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Apr 25

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Cancelled – Bubble Wands!

Drop in and use wire and beads to make a stylin’ bubble wand!  For kids ages 4 years old through 6th grade.

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

Learn More

Apr 25

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Iowa’s Hidden Treasures

Humanities Iowa speaker, Dan Kaercher, spent years traveling in almost every one of Iowa’s 99  counties in search of close-to-home attractions and…

Humanities Iowa

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Apr 27

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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

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Apr 27

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Pinterest’d In… Upcycled Drink Can Wind Spinner

The Pinterest craft for March is an Upcycled Drink Can Wind Spinner! Add some movement and color to your home or garden…

Arts & Crafts

Pinterest

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Apr 28

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 28

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 28

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – Tai Chi for Health

Join us for this eight-week course to help you gain an increased sense of well-being and learn skills to benefit your lifelong…

tai chi

Learn More

Apr 28

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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

Apr 29

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Butterfly Garden

Stop in and help us plant BUTTERFLY GARDENS outside the Library.  We will be playing in the dirt so wear old clothing. …

Drop-in

Under Five

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Apr 29

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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

Apr 30

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Cancelled – Stories Alive for Under Five!

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Apr 30

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Cancelled – 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

Apr 30

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled – 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

Learn More

May 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…

board games

tabletop games

Learn More

May 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

May 07

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

May 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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May 14

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

May 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

May 18

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

May 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

May 19

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…

board games

tabletop games

Learn More

May 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

May 21

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

May 21

6:00 pm - 8:00 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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May 28

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

May 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 02

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

Jun 04

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

Jun 04

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

Jun 10

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Blood Drive

Give More Life – Donate Blood Today A blood donation is one of the most incredible gifts you can give someone. And…

blood drive

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Jun 11

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

Jun 15

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

Jun 16

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 18

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More

Jun 23

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Soundpage Audiobook Discussion

Did you never outgrow the magic of a story being read to you? Do you wish you could read more, but can’t…

Book Club

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Jun 25

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Learn More