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August 2019

Lunch @ the Library

Free Summer Lunch for Youth ages 1-18 years* will be offered June 19th - August 15th on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 12 pm. Snacks (and any extra lunches) are available for kids any day at the youth desk. Meals provided free as part of the USDA summer lunch program, coordinated by Marshalltown Food Service. *Caregivers with youth may purchase a lunch for $3.50 (optional). No outside food or drink in lunch area, please. USDA is an equal…

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Absolute Science Show – Fantastic Foam and More!

Join us as Absolute Science returns for another amazing show! This show will even make your hair stand up! You will experience items disappearing in clear liquids with our refraction oil and see the power of a Van De Graaff generator, but no show is complete without foam, LOTS of foam with our fantastic foam experiment where the children are the stars!

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Lunch @ the Library

Free Summer Lunch for Youth ages 1-18 years* will be offered June 19th - August 15th on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 12 pm. Snacks (and any extra lunches) are available for kids any day at the youth desk. Meals provided free as part of the USDA summer lunch program, coordinated by Marshalltown Food Service. *Caregivers with youth may purchase a lunch for $3.50 (optional). No outside food or drink in lunch area, please. USDA is an equal…

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Conversation Circles – Grupos de Conversación

Are you interested in practicing your English? Do you want to meet new people from diverse backgrounds in the Marshalltown community? The Marshalltown Public Library is looking for individuals who are interested in both helping others in speaking English comfortably and individuals who would like a friendly environment to practice their English speaking skills. Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm in the Cafe. For more information, or to sign up to volunteer, please call Catherine at 641-754-5738 ext. 6. -- Está…

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Pokemon League

Pokemon League is for fans of the trading card game. Players bring their own cards and “battle” in an informal league setting, facilitated by volunteers. Volunteers may help players learn to play, as time permits. Players do not lose cards if they lose the battle and may earn new cards and badges through participation. Kids must be at least 8 years old to be at the library without being accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Please call the library at 641-754-5738, ext.…

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Adult Nerf Battle

Saturday, August 10, 2019 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Participants must arrive before the library doors are locked at 4 p.m.) Pre-Registration Required Battlers ages 16 and up are invited to join library staff for an epic nerf battle in the library.  Participate in an epic Free-For-All in the stacks and Human vs Zombies   Please BYOB (Bring Your Own Blaster) but they cannot be modified. Library will provide dart ammunition; please do not bring your own. Safety glasses are encouraged.…

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Kids Crochet Club

Crochet Club is for kids ages 10 and up to learn the basics of crochet and build skills in a casual, friendly environment. Hook and yarn provided, or bring your own if you’d like. Learn how to make chains, stitches, rows, “in the round”, etc. — working toward a project you can take home after a few weeks! Registering for the Intro registers you for the club (no need to register each month). Each session will consist of an introductory class and then…

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Play Day

  This “come and go” program offers the chance for kids (with a caregiver) to play with giant blocks, Legos, dollhouse, kitchen set, and more in the blue activity room. Free, no pre-registration needed. Daycare/preschools groups are asked to pre-register to bring groups of 8 or more children.

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Lunch @ the Library

Free Summer Lunch for Youth ages 1-18 years* will be offered June 19th - August 15th on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 12 pm. Snacks (and any extra lunches) are available for kids any day at the youth desk. Meals provided free as part of the USDA summer lunch program, coordinated by Marshalltown Food Service. *Caregivers with youth may purchase a lunch for $3.50 (optional). No outside food or drink in lunch area, please. USDA is an equal…

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Anime Marsh

If you love Anime, Manga, and Japanese Culture, this club is for you! Miss Diane C is our amazing Hostess with a knack for Origami and other fine Artsy Crafts. Rachel S is our Club Coordinator and Official Club photographer. Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:30-6:30 at the Marshalltown Public Library, meeting room side B.  Meetings include but are not limited to…anime screenings, art projects, games and snacks! Anime Marsh is sponsored in part…

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