Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Dec 07

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Coloring Day!

Drop in and use smelly markers to color a fun table top coloring page.

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Dec 07

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Candy Cane Christmas Trees

Upgrade your candy canes with this gift worthy craft. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for as little…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

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Dec 09

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

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Dec 09

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Secret Santa’s Workshop

Need a gift for your Secret Santa? Come help us clear out our craft closet and get your gift making done! Tinker…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

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Dec 10

9:45 am - 10:15 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 Our Favorites!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

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Dec 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 Our Favorites!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Dec 10

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 10

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Secret Santa’s Workshop

Need a gift for your Secret Santa? Come help us clear out our craft closet and get your gift making done! Tinker…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

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Dec 11

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

SANTA Party!

Join us for some holiday fun!  Decorate a cookie, sing some Christmas songs and then visit with the Big Jolly fellow!  For…

Music

Under Five

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Dec 11

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 11

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Secret Santa’s Workshop

Need a gift for your Secret Santa? Come help us clear out our craft closet and get your gift making done! Tinker…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 12

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 Our Favorites!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Dec 12

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 12

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

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Dec 12

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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Dec 12

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 to the Library, grab a book and…

Drop-in

Story Time

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Dec 14

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cuarto de Conferencia A

Adults, Español, FamilyKids

Actividad Familiar ~ Adornos de Aluminio

Acompáñenos a crear nuestros propios adornos de aluminio. Una actividad para toda la familia en el primer piso de la Biblioteca. No…
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Dec 14

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Cocoa Crispy Reindeer!

Drop in and use your culinary skills to sculpt a delicious cocoa crispy reindeer.  This program is sponsored by the Council Bluffs…

Drop-in

Food

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Dec 14

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Secret Santa’s Workshop

Need a gift for your Secret Santa? Come help us clear out our craft closet and get your gift making done! Tinker…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 16

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 16

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Mini Art Canvas Magnets

Decorate your locker or fridge with these DIY mini art magnets. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

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Dec 16

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 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

Dec 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 17

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Mini Art Canvas Magnets

Decorate your locker or fridge with these DIY mini art magnets. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 17

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Mini Art Canvas Magnets

Decorate your locker or fridge with these DIY mini art magnets. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 17

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

Dec 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 18

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 19

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Holiday Ornament

Use our 3D printer to make a unique Valentine. This is a drop-in class. Stop by any time between 2:00 PM and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 19

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

Dec 19

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

How-To Series ~ Dinner in a Pinch with Chef Jamie

Receive practical advice on topics that matter to you at these free back-to-basics classes. Register today at the Reference Desk. Dinner in a Pinch…

Class

DIY

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Dec 21

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Mini Art Canvas Magnets

Decorate your locker or fridge with these DIY mini art magnets. Tinker Zone features a different activity every week! Drop in for…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

Drop-in

Learn More

Dec 21

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Saturday Matinee

Showing The Peanut Butter Falcon – FREE Popcorn! After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a…

Movie

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Dec 26

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

Jan 02

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

Jan 02

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 04

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Birthday Cake Puppy Chow

Drop in and use your best baking skills to make delicious Birthday Cake Puppy Chow!  Program funded by the Council Bluffs Library…

Drop-in

Food

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Jan 04

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Gaming for Grown-Ups

Time to Get Your Game On! Stop by to play Playstation 4, XBOX One S, and Super Nintendo Classic. For adults –…

video games

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Jan 06

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, FamilyKids

Bedtime Storytime!

Join us for a half hour of stories and fun with Miss Lisa.  Story time is most appropriate for children ages 3-7…

Story Time

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Jan 07

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun Celebrating BUBBLES!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 07

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 Celebrating BUBBLES!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 07

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 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

Learn More

Jan 08

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 ages 5 years old and younger and an…

Music

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 09

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 Celebrating BUBBLES!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 09

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

Jan 09

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 09

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 to the Library, choose a book and…

Story Time

Learn More

Jan 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cuarto de Conferencia A

Adults, Español, FamilyKids

Familia Actividad ~ Piñatas

¡Acompáñenos a celebrar el año nuevo con esta actividad familiar, estaremos haciendo nuestras propias piñatas! No requiere registrarse.
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Jan 11

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Snowman Measuring Stick

Drop in and craft a fun measuring stick for the next big snow!  *For kids ages 4 years old through 6th grade*

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Jan 13

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

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun Celebrating HATS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 14

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 Celebrating HATS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 15

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 ages 5 years old and younger and an…

Music

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 16

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 Celebrating HATS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 16

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

Jan 18

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Crumple Creatures

Drop in and use your imagination to make your very own creature out of newspaper and Model Magic.  **For kids ages 4…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Jan 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

Saturday Matinee

Showing Overcomer – with FREE popcorn! High school basketball coach John Harrison and his team face an uncertain future when their town’s…

Movie

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Jan 21

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

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

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 21

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 Celebrating BIRTHDAYS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 21

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 21

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

Learn More

Jan 23

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 Celebrating BIRTHDAYS!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 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

Jan 23

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 25

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

DIY Slap Bracelet

Drop in and use a variety of materials to personalize a slap bracelet.  Program sponsored by the Council Bluffs Library Foundation.  *For…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Jan 27

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Quilled Valentine Cards

The Pinterest craft for January is Quilled Valentine Cards! Learn simple paper quilling techniques to create a lovely DIY card for Valentine’s Day! All…

DIY

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Jan 28

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five

Join us for a half hour of stories, movement and fun Celebrating SOUP!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 28

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 Celebrating SOUP!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 29

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Valentine Sun Catcher

Drop in and make a toddler friendly Valentine.  for kids ages 5 years old and younger and an adult companion.

Drop-in

Under Five

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Jan 30

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 Celebrating SOUP!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…

Story Time

Under Five

Learn More

Jan 30

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

Feb 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

Feb 06

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

Feb 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

Learn More

Feb 13

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

Feb 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

Feb 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

Feb 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

Feb 20

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

Feb 27

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