Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library

Building the Library of the Future

We aim to make our library as big and bright as the minds that come in! We're excited to showcase our expansion and even more excited to see our community grow with us.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Mon
1:00 pm Open Interviews for Census Jobs
Open Interviews for Census Jobs
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Earn extra income while helping your community. The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors. Pay rates are $15.00 – $16.50 per hour. Apply[...]
Apr
23
Tue
6:00 pm Family Storytime
Family Storytime
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Miss Cindy on Tuesday nights for a family storytime! Together families will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and other fun activities! This program is best for families with young children, but older[...]
Apr
24
Wed
9:00 am Mother Goose Time
Mother Goose Time
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us every Wednesday at 9:00am for stories, songs, yoga, and games! Mother Goose Time is best suited for babies and toddlers (0-2 years old).
9:00 am Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join Miss Cindy every Wednesday in the Children’s Department for stories, songs, and play! This program is best suited for children 3-5 years old.
Apr
25
Thu
6:30 pm How Not to Die: Real People get ...
How Not to Die: Real People get ...
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A panel of locals will share their real-life experiences transitioning to a whole food plant-based lifestyle and their incredible results. Discussion will include how to maneuver obstacles and challenges and an opportunity to interact with[...]
Apr
27
Sat
9:30 am Kindermusik
Kindermusik
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The library offers sessions of Kindermusik’s “ABC Music & Me” program for free! Perfect for preschool kids ages 3-4 with a parent or caretaker! This program takes place the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month ABC[...]
Apr
29
Mon
3:00 pm Author Linda McCann presents: Pr...
Author Linda McCann presents: Pr...
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Author Linda McCann presents: Prisoners of War in Iowa
Did you know that Iowa hosted over 25,000  German, Italian, and Japanese POWs during World War II? Author Linda McCann has talked with Iowans who worked with prisoners of war during this time, and she’ll[...]
6:30 pm Library Book Club for Adults
Library Book Club for Adults
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us the last Monday of each month for Library Book Club! Each month the books are available free of charge at the library’s front desk. Didn’t like the book? Didn’t finish it? That’s okay![...]
Apr
30
Tue
6:00 pm Family Storytime
Family Storytime
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Miss Cindy on Tuesday nights for a family storytime! Together families will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, and other fun activities! This program is best for families with young children, but older[...]
May
2
Thu
6:00 pm Finding Wisdom Without Losing Ou...
Finding Wisdom Without Losing Ou...
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us on Monday, April 8th and Thursday May 2nd, for workshops exploring practical tips to gain wisdom, focus concentration, and improve memory with age. This program is presented by local resident Dr. John Ivens,[...]