Story Time Programs

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Story Time in the Park

Story Times will be offered outdoors at various parks in Ankeny this summer! In the event of rain, story time will be held at the library in the meeting room.

  • Thursday, June 6, 10 AM: Georgetown Park (Corner of NW Georgetown Boulevard & NW Ash Drive)
  • Thursday, June 13, 10 AM: Sawgrass Park (2222 SW 36th Street)
  • Thursday, June 20, 10 AM: Crestbruck Park (NE 9th & NE Crestbruck Place)
  • Thursday, June 27, 10 AM: Sunrise Park (506 SE Peterson Drive)
  • Thursday, July 11, 10 AM: Somersby Park (816 SW Springfield)
  • Thursday, July 18, 10 AM: Northcreek Park (Corner of NW 13th Street & NW Irvinedale Drive)
  • Thursday, July 25, 10 AM: Hawkeye Park (400 NW Ash Drive)

Outdoor Story Time at the Library:

  • Thursday, Aug. 1, 10 AM: Library
  • Thursday, Aug. 8, 10 AM: Library
  • Thursday, Aug. 15, 10 AM: Library

Babies & Books

This story time is designed for the youngest book lover.  Participants will enjoy rhymes, songs, and FUN to encourage an early love of books and develop language. 

  • Monday, June 3, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, June 17, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, July 15, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, July 29, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, Aug.5, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room

Songs & Signs

Interested in communicating more efficiently with your little one?  This is the story time for you! Enjoy learning sign language with stories and songs.  

  • Monday, June 10, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, July 8, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, July 22, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Monday, Aug. 12, 9:30 AM: Library Meeting Room

Movers & Shakers

This family program will focus on music and movement. Adult participation is required!  

  • Wednesday, June 5, 10 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Wednesday, June 19, 10 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Wednesday, July 17, 10 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Wednesday, Aug. 7, 10 AM: Library Meeting Room
  • Wednesday, Aug. 14, 10 AM: Library Meeting Room

Hy-Vee Story Time & Healthy Snack

Join us for story time and a healthy snack at the Prairie Trail Hy-Vee! 

  • Wednesday, June 26, 10 AM: Prairie Trail Hy-Vee Store
  • Wednesday, July 24, 10 AM: Prairie Trail Hy-Vee Store

 Find more information via the city website calendar.