The Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19

The Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday Matinee - Dark Waters

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

2019 ~ PG-13 ~ 2 hours, 6 minutes

Popcorn included!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-12" group.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Drop-In
Event Details:

View a screening of Louder Than a Bomb, a documentary about the annual Chicago Slam Poetry contest. Afterwards, enjoy a poetry reading by local poets! This event is open to patrons in the 6th-12th grades.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Age 5 & Under" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Age 5 & Under, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us for a meet-and-greet with Stormy from the Omaha Storm Chasers (baseball) and Hoot from the Omaha Union (soccer). We’ll listen to a story and hear all about what it’s like to be a mascot handler for games at Werner Park!

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

Free Summer Lunch

11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B
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 to have a free lunch at the Library.

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

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

Tinker Zone: Build A Lava Light

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Central
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In, Tinker Zone
Event Details:

Illuminate your room in a groovy light with a self-built lava light! This event is open to patrons in the 6th-12th grades while supplies last.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
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!

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

Storytime @ Bayliss Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Age 5 & Under
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and join us for stories, songs, and fun. Most appropriate for kids 5 and under and an adult companion. The same theme repeats throughout the week.

 

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

Free Summer Lunch

11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B
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 to have a free lunch at the Library.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lunch Bunch Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
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 "Kids" group.

Beginning Readers Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tree House
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Tree House
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us Tuesdays in June and July for this book club for beginning readers all about friendship! We'll read a story together, followed by a craft or hands-on activity based on the book.

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

Build A Lava Lamp

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Central
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens, Grades 6-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In, Tinker Zone
Event Details:

Illuminate your room in a groovy light with a self-built lava light! This event is open to patrons in the 6th-12th grades while supplies last.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Board Game Night

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Meeting Room B
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
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.

Juneteenth

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

The Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of the holiday.

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

Storytime @ Bayliss Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Age 5 & Under
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and join us for stories, songs, and fun. Most appropriate for kids 5 and under and an adult companion. The same theme repeats throughout the week.

 

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

Free Summer Lunch

11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B
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 to have a free lunch at the Library.

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

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tree House
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Tree House
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us Thursdays in June and July for this interactive book club--every week is a different adventure! We'll read aloud from a Choose Your Own Adventure book and work together to choose a path.

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

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Central
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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Music
Event Details:

Opera Omaha Presents: Opera To-Go, a free outdoor concert featuring live performances with local artists in bite-size pieces. Relax on the green space or stroll the Farmers Market stands while taking in the sounds of opera.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Soldering

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class, Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:

When it comes to working on electronics, soldering is an essential skill. In this class, we’ll go over the basics of the soldering iron, types of solder, basic terminology, and safety.

Heartland Family Services Outreach

10:00am - 12:00pm
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Age 5 & Under" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-6" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Age 5 & Under, Grades K-6, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Experience Omaha Children’s Museum’s most POP-ular program. Discover new tools to create bubbles, turn bubbles into smoke and even make bubbles big enough for a person to stand in.

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

Free Summer Lunch

11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room B
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 to have a free lunch at the Library.

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

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

How to Sew: a Quilted Placemat

9:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room D
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace
Registration 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'