STORIES

Iowa State Fair Special
August 2, 2019 | 29 min

Enjoying the Iowa State Fair is one of the best ways to celebrate summer! On this episode, Dan Wardell and Abby Brown find adventures at the State Fair like riding the big slide, entering the...

Citizenship Episode
June 28, 2019 | 27 min

Citizenship means being an active member of your community and your country. On this episode of the KIDS Clubhouse, DanBot wants to become President of the Universe. Some library kids make their own...

Maps Episode
June 21, 2019 | 28 min

Maps help us understand what’s happening in the space around us. On this episode of the KIDS Clubhouse, Abby Brown gets up and moving with some kids for a fun geocaching activity. Kids create maps to...

Paper Episode
June 14, 2019 | 29 min

Paper comes from trees. It can also come from recycling used paper. On this episode of the KIDS Clubhouse, co-hosts Dan Wardell and Abby Brown, along with DanBot and their other puppet friends,...

Insects Episode
June 7, 2019 | 29 min

A whole new world is opened up when Dan Wardell shrinks down to the size of an insect. Library kids read books about the topic and then make insects of their own. Abby Brown gets up and moving with...

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March 7, 2019

Thanks to all the kids who sent DanBot a birthday card!

Storytelling Episode
January 25, 2019 | 28 min

DanBot tells Dan quite a story about a Bigfoot who sells pizzas. Abby interviews a colorful character about the time raccoons took over the bowling alley. Max returns to the land of cardboard for a...

Sound Episode
January 18, 2019 | 29 min

Dan and DanBot apply to be professors at the National Sound Effects Institute. Abby and friends play a game of musical hula hoops. Kids illustrate what their imaginations see as they listen to music.

Games Episode
January 11, 2019 | 29 min

Dan and DanBot play a rousing game of hide and seek. Abby experiences a creative way to play Rock, Paper, Scissors. A feisty squirrel gives Max an idea for an exciting new activity.

Celebrations Episode
January 4, 2019 | 29 min

Dan plans a surprise birthday party for DanBot and everyone is invited. Abby explores the different ways families celebrate together. Library patrons write letters to honor their favorite librarian.