Juvenile Reading Program (Ages 6—11) Reading begins June 4th!

Cross off each day that you read for at least 15 minutes. Every 5 days of reading earns participants a Book Buck. Use your Book Bucks to buy prizes, raffle tickets, pay off fines or SAVE them to use at the Scholastic Book Fair on July 21 – 27.
Defeat summer slide!!

Read to Rover June 18 & 25   July 16 & 23
Read Aloud a Therapy Dog, named Bounce, for 15 minutes to become a stronger reader! Recommended for beginner and elementary readers. Sign up online or drop-in the day of the program.

Summer Recipes June 12 & August 7

Come learn to make some fun summer treats. Allergy friendly. Recommended for all ages. Registration required 

Fluffy Slime July 31 Registration required.


Rubber Ducky Club (Ages 0—5) Early Literacy Activities begin June 4th!

Share early literacy activities often with your child and earn a surprise each time you show your weekly progress at the library!


Story Time   Mondays and Tuesdays    June 11 – June 26,  July 9 – August 21 (No story time July 2, 3 and 24)  10:00am—11:00am

Stories, rhymes, crafts, a short movie and snack are enjoyed by everyone. Recommended for preschool age and younger. No registration required.


Wait! There’s more FREE family events…

SNOW CONES—June 7 Enjoy a special treat and get signed-up for summer reading!


The Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular—June 13  Is an amazing show with fast paced antics, clean humor, visual props, audience participation, and amazing science experiments!


UASAN – Drones—June 14 Learn about drones and experience a drone demonstration! For all ages!


Game Time—June 19 & 20   July 10 & 17   August 14 & 21 Enjoy board games, Pokémon, lawn games and more!


BIG City Vehicles—June 20 Get a close look at the many BIG vehicles used through the city’s Public Works Department and Utilities.


Kaytales—June 27  Kay’s lively storytelling engages her listeners and draws them in making them feel a part of the story. She blends Spanish and English into her fun and interactive stories for children and adults!


Kindness Rocks—July 11 Kindness Rocks encourages all ages to create inspirational rocks and leave them for others to find in Waterloo.


Tom Gill Rhythm for Unity—July 18  Join a drum circle led by Tom Gill! Be creative, have fun, and work with others! No musical skills necessary!


See the event calendar for more!