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STORY-TIMES
No Storytimes in May or August.
Morning sessions are followed by open play time.
Baby Time, Mondays @ 10:30 AM
A special story time for babies up to about 18th months and their grownups. Learn lots of songs, rhymes, and bounces!
Baby Explorers Program at Norwalk Easter Public Library
Reading Time, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
This story-time focuses on books and pre-reading skills. We'll share books, songs, felt boards, puppets, and more!
(No Meeting July 23, 2019 due to RAGBRAI)

Rhyme Time, Thursdays at 10:30 AM
This story time focuses on songs and rhymes.  Shake shakers, sing, move and read some short books!
(No storytime July 4th due to Independence Day Holiday) 

Pajama Time, 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Join us in the evening to read funny stories.  Great for all ages, pajamas welcome.
‚Äč(Summer 2019 Dates; June 13th, July 11th, and July 25th. There will not be Pajama Time on June 27th due to the special Blank Park Zoo Program - see below for more details) 

Performers and Presenters
Wilderman’s Treetop Tales
Wednesday, June 5th at 10:30 AM
Enjoy a concert by musician and songwriter Chad Elliott, and see his whimsical paintings! All ages of children and their caregivers are welcome at this family concert!
Sponsored by City State Bank


Blank Park Zoo
Thursday, June 27th at 7:00 PM
Join a Blank Park Zoo educator as we get to know a variety of animals from the zoo. Best for
ages 4 and up, all ages welcome.
Sponsored by Tru Bank


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Dino O’Dell
Tuesday, July 2nd at 2:00 PM
Musician Dino O’Dell will perform fun, interactive songs for children of all ages and their caregivers!

StarLab
Friday, July 19th at 9:00 or 9:45 AM
Before library hours (open at 11 on Fridays) Learn about constellations and the zodiac in the StarLab, an inflatable planetarium! For children 6 and older. Adults will be asked to wait outside the StarLab to make more room for children. For accommodations or questions, contact Mallory Inman at (515) 981-0217 or minman@norwalk.iowa.gov. Registration required, sign up starting Monday, June 17 in person or by phone.

 
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SPECIAL PROGRAMS 
Make and Build
Tuesdays, June 4th-July 16th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Drop in to build with LEGO bricks and other building toys, and make buttons and other crafts. Recommended for ages 4 and up. No meeting July 2nd because of Dino O’Dell concert.

How to Be...
An Astronaut: Thursday, June 6th, 2:00-2:45 PM
A Scientist: Thursday, June 20th, 2:00-2:45 PM

Learn about being an astronaut and a scientist through stories, crafts and activities. Recommended for K-2nd grade.

Sensory Play
Wednesday, June 12th, 2:00-3:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10th, 2:00-3:00 PM

Sand, water, and more. Recommended age 2-5.

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Space Escape Room (3rd-5th Grade)
Wednesday, June 19th, Sessions 10:00AM - 3:30PM
Work together in groups to break codes, solve puzzles, and unlock locks. Registration required. Sign up starting Monday, May 20th, in person or by calling (515) 981-0217.

STEAM Lab
Paper Airplanes: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2:00-4:00 PM
Build with Boxes: Thursday, July 18th, 2:00-4:00 PM

Drop-in time to build and experiment with different projects. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Blacklight Dance Party
Wednesday, July 24th, 2:00-4:00 PM
Drop in to dance and make crafts! The meeting room will be dark and lit up with blacklights. All ages welcome.

 FRIDAY MOVIES
 Space and universe themed movies for a variety of ages.
All movies start at 1:00, you’re welcome to bring snacks.

  •  June 7: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (PG, 117 min, 2018)
  • June 14: Zathura (PG, 101 min, 2005)
  • June 21: Home (PG, 94 min, 2015)
  • June 28: Galaxy Quest (PG, 102 min, 1999)
  • July 5: Wall-E (G, 97 min, 2008)
  • July 12: A Wrinkle in Time (PG, 109 min, 2018)
  • July 19: Spacecamp (PG, 107 min, 1986)

 
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