The Library will be closed Monday, May 27

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring Club

Monday, May 20, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring utensils and prints if yo...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Event Details:

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring utensils and prints if you prefer. Color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

MACCH Street Outreach Council Bluffs

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room E at Council Bluffs Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Are you sleeping outside, living in your car, or staying in an abandoned building? Due to the growing need for supportive services in our community and to expand our outreach ef...

Room E
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Room E
Purpose of Meeting

Are you sleeping outside, living in your car, or staying in an abandoned building?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of the grind of everyday life to be transported into captivating and calming reads. ...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

Join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of the grind of everyday life to be transported into captivating and calming reads.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Board Game Night

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:45pm
Meeting Room C at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Drop-In, Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it is free to attend. You are welcome to bring your favorite games o...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Drop-In, Gaming
Event Details:

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it is free to attend. You are welcome to bring your favorite games or just stop in to join a game.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Czech Folk Costumes

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

National folk costumes, or kroje, in the Czech Lands developed over centuries from the simple garments of the people to the colorful, artistic ensembles one finds today at festival...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

National folk costumes, or kroje, in the Czech Lands developed over centuries from the simple garments of the people to the colorful, artistic ensembles one finds today at festivals and in museums.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-12" group.

Game On!

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Central at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Teens, Grades 6-12
Event Details:

Get ready for an afternoon of pulse-pounding video game action. Play on the Switch, PS4, or Xbox One alone or with friends. DON’T MISS OUT! This event is open to patrons in grades ...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Get ready for an afternoon of pulse-pounding video game action. Play on the Switch, PS4, or Xbox One alone or with friends. DON’T MISS OUT! This event is open to patrons in grades 6 through 12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

746 Needlework Club

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome! Please bring your own supplies...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Event Details:

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month.
Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!
Please bring your own supplies.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to Heat Transfer: T-Shirts

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Class, Makerspace, Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn how to make custom t-shirts with our sublimation printer and heat press! Create your image, use the sublimation printer to print onto an 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet, and head to our h...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class, Makerspace, Technology
Required
Event Details:

Learn how to make custom t-shirts with our sublimation printer and heat press! Create your image, use the sublimation printer to print onto an 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet, and head to our heat press to make your design a reality.

Heartland Family Services Outreach

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room E at Council Bluffs Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Heartland Family Services has outreach hours at the Council Bluffs Public Library every other Friday  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop in for assistance. We can provide: ...

Room E
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Room E
Purpose of Meeting

Heartland Family Services has outreach hours at the Council Bluffs Public Library every other Friday  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop in for assistance.

We can provide:

This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

D & D Adventurers League

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 9:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Age 14 & Up, Adults
Event Details:

Bring your Adventure League character to the Library and play the module 'Defiance in Phlan' (Adventure Code: DDEX1-1). Guidelines for creating an Adventure League character can...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Bring your Adventure League character to the Library and play the module 'Defiance in Phlan' (Adventure Code: DDEX1-1).

Memorial Day

All Day
Council Bluffs Public Library, Off Site

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of the holiday.

Closing
Branches:
Council Bluffs Public Library, Off Site
Description:

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of the holiday.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 9:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Give Blood – Give Life Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or click HERE to schedule an appointment.

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:

Give Blood – Give Life

MACCH Street Outreach Council Bluffs

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room E at Council Bluffs Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Are you sleeping outside, living in your car, or staying in an abandoned building? Due to the growing need for supportive services in our community and to expand our outreach ef...

Room E
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Room E
Purpose of Meeting

Are you sleeping outside, living in your car, or staying in an abandoned building?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Tech Help

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Drop-In, Makerspace, Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re not sure where to start? Would you like to learn...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, Technology
Event Details:

Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re not sure where to start? Would you like to learn how to download an eBook, audiobook, movie or music?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Work in Progress: Writer's Discussion Group

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Class, Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

So you want to write a book. Now what?! Join published author, writing coach, and creative novelist, Kris Sinclair and other local authors for a fun-filled writer’s discussion grou...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class, Presentation
Required
Event Details:

So you want to write a book. Now what?! Join published author, writing coach, and creative novelist, Kris Sinclair and other local authors for a fun-filled writer’s discussion group.

All Care Health Center’s Mobile Medical Clinic

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 4:00pm
Outside of Library at Council Bluffs Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

All Care Health Center's Mobile Medical Clinic will be available for walk-in or scheduled appointments each Wednesday from May 29 through August 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ex...

Outside of Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Outside of Library
Purpose of Meeting

All Care Health Center's Mobile Medical Clinic will be available for walk-in or scheduled appointments each Wednesday from May 29 through August 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding Juneteenth when the library is closed. 

This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Sew: a Quilted Placemat

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room D at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace
Age Group:
Age 14 & Up, Adults
Event Details:

The Makerspace has sewing machines! Learn how to use the machine and sew a small project! All materials will be provided. (Colors may vary.) Skills learned: basic sewing & p...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace
Required
Event Details:

The Makerspace has sewing machines! Learn how to use the machine and sew a small project! All materials will be provided. (Colors may vary.)

Skills learned: basic sewing & pressing, and 'quilt-as-you-go'

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Claude Bourbon in Concert

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Music
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A breathtaking acoustic fusion of blues, jazz, folk, classical and Spanish guitar from Claude Bourbon, a stunning guitar virtuoso. Thank you to the Council Bluffs Public Library...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Event Details:

A breathtaking acoustic fusion of blues, jazz, folk, classical and Spanish guitar from Claude Bourbon, a stunning guitar virtuoso.

Thank you to the Council Bluffs Public Library Foundation for supporting this program!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-12" group.

Game On!

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Central at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Teens, Grades 6-12
Event Details:

Get ready for an afternoon of pulse-pounding video game action. Play on the Switch, PS4, or Xbox One alone or with friends. DON’T MISS OUT! This event is open to patrons in grades ...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Get ready for an afternoon of pulse-pounding video game action. Play on the Switch, PS4, or Xbox One alone or with friends. DON’T MISS OUT! This event is open to patrons in grades 6 through 12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

"Who Will Handle Decisions for You?"

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Basics of Wills and Revocable Trusts will be presented by Attorney Deborah Peterson. Sponsored by Lawyers in Libraries, a joint effort by The Iowa State Bar Association, the State ...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Basics of Wills and Revocable Trusts will be presented by Attorney Deborah Peterson.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fossils Under Your Feet

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting journey into the ancient world of marine fossils found right here in our local area! Learn about the ancient oceanways that used to cover Iowa, Nebraska,...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting journey into the ancient world of marine fossils found right here in our local area!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-12" group.

Group Zentangles

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Central at Council Bluffs Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Age Group:
Teens, Grades 6-12
Event Details:

Discover an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns! This event is open to patrons in the 6th-12th grades while supplies last...

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Event Details:

Discover an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns! This event is open to patrons in the 6th-12th grades while supplies last.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Age 5 & Under" group.

Creative Movement with Motion Works Dance

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Off Site
Program Type:
Music
Age Group:
Kids, Age 5 & Under
Event Details:

Join us for 30 minutes of music, dance, and a story with Miss Abbey from Motion Works Dance. Most appropriate for kids 5 and younger and an adult companion. In the event of incl...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Age 5 & Under
Program Type: Music
Event Details:

Join us for 30 minutes of music, dance, and a story with Miss Abbey from Motion Works Dance. Most appropriate for kids 5 and younger and an adult companion.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Free Summer Lunch

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B at Council Bluffs Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Family
Event Details:

The Council Bluffs Community School District invites children ages 1-18 and adults with children to have a free lunch at the Library. No lunch June 19, July 4, and July 5.

Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Family
Event Details:

The Council Bluffs Community School District invites children ages 1-18 and adults with children to have a free lunch at the Library.

No lunch June 19, July 4, and July 5.