Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Jun 01 - Aug 01

All Day

Kids

UNlike any Other Summer!

This summer at the Library is unlike an other we’ve ever had!  But that doesn’t mean we can’t spend our summer together…

Summer

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Jun 01 - Jun 07

All Day

Kids

Wheels Challenge!

Get outside with wheels this week!  Bike, stroller, skateboard, toy car/truck, etc… and show us your wheels!  Don’t forget to show us…

Summer

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Jun 01 - Jul 31

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Grades K-6, KidsTeen

Summer Lunch @ the Library!

The Library is a free lunch site for the Council Bluffs Community School District. Kids ages 1-18 Monday-Friday, June 1–June 30 between…
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Jun 08 - Jun 14

All Day

Kids

Chalk Your Walk Challenge!

Use chalk to create fun pictures, jokes, games, whatever you think will brighten our community.  Don’t have chalk?  Contact the Library at…

Summer

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Jun 11

11:00 am - 9:30 pm

5 & Under, Kids

Storytime Online!

Join Miss Anna for online storytime!  Stories are most appropriate for kids ages 5 years old and younger.  New videos posted every…

Story Time

Summer

Under Five

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Jun 11

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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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Jun 11

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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Jun 15 - Jun 21

All Day

Kids

Celebrate CB Challenge!

Recreate your favorite Council Bluffs landmark (building, park, public art, etc.) using playdough, Legos, paint, mashed potatoes, or whatever materials you wish! …

Summer

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Jun 15

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…
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Jun 16

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

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Jun 16

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…
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Jun 18

11:00 am - 9:30 pm

5 & Under, Kids

Storytime Online!

Join Miss Anna for online storytime!  Stories are most appropriate for kids ages 5 years old and younger.  New videos posted every…

Story Time

Summer

Under Five

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Jun 18

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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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Jun 22 - Jun 28

All Day

Kids

Bounce Around the Bluffs!

Every afternoon at 3:00 p.m., we’ll be bouncing at the Library.  Join us wherever you are and BoUnCe!  Don’t forget to share…

Summer

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Jun 25

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

5 & Under, Kids

Storytime Online!

Join Miss Anna for online storytime!  Stories are most appropriate for kids ages 5 years old and younger.  New videos posted every…

Story Time

Summer

Under Five

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Jun 25

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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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Jun 25

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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Jun 29 - Jul 05

All Day

Kids

Window Decorating Challenge!

Happy birthday, USA!  Celebrate the occasion by decorating a window or door in your home.  Don’t forget to share a photo of…

Summer

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Jul 02

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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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Jul 02

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Cancelled – 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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Jul 06

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Laura Keyes portrays Elizabeth Cady Stanton

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Laura Keyes will portray renowned suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Stanton fought for equal rights for women…

History

women's history

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Jul 07

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…
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Jul 07

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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Jul 09

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Jul 09

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

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

Jul 14

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

All Iowa Reads Book Discussion

The Mothers by Brit Bennett is the 2020 All Iowa Reads title. It is the last season of high school life for…

All Iowa Reads

Book Club

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Jul 16

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Jul 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

ARTrageous for Adults

Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting ~ Tree in Moonlight ARTrageous for Adults allows attendees of any skill level to recreate beautiful paintings by following…

Arts & Crafts

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Jul 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

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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Jul 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…
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Jul 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

Jul 23

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Jul 23

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

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

Jul 26

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 (cash only). Stop by…

Author Visit

Local Author

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Jul 27

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

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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Jul 30

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Aug 04

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

Aug 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

Learn More

Aug 06

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Aug 13

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Aug 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

Aug 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…
Learn More

Aug 20

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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

Aug 27

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen

Cancelled until further notice. 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