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Iowa Adventure Passes | Each Library Broken Down

Iowa Adventure Passes | Each Library Broken Down

School is out and several libraries are helping you explore Iowa with a fun opportunity. Your local library offers so much more than just books, summer reading challenges and story time. Now, they are offering an Iowa Adventure Pass which allows families to visit and explore several area attractions. Any adult who holds a library card at their local library can participate.

Each library offers something a bit different. We are breaking down the rules and which libraries are offering which adventures below. Click the heading to be directed to that specific library.

Adventure Pass now offered by several Iowa Libraries. Here are the breakdowns for each library.

Rules

  • You must be a current library card holder and your account must be in good standing.
  • You must be 18 years or older.
  • The cardholder must present a photo ID and printed pass before admission to any attraction.
  • One pass per attraction can be reserved every 365 days.
  • Please cancel if plans change so other families have the opportunity to use it!
  • Passes cannot be used for special events such as Zoo Brew or Night Eyes.
  • Each pass is good for up to 2 adults and 2 children. Unless noted.

Adel Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Des Moines Children’s Museum

Altoona Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Living History Farms
  • Reiman Gardens
  • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

Ames Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Reiman Gardens

Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Living History Farms
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Bondurant Community Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Living History Farms
  • Reiman Gardens
  • Des Moines Children’s Museum

Clive Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Des Moines Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Brenton Skating Plaza (seasonal)

Grimes Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Living History Farms
  • Des Moines Children’s Museum
  • National Mississippi Museum & Aquarium

Indianola Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo

Johnston Public Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Living History Farms
  • Des Moines Children’s Museum
  • Brenton Skating Plaza (seasonal)

Polk City Community Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Living History Farms
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Des Moines Children’s Museum

Urbandale Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
  • Living History Farms

West Des Moines Library

  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Reiman Gardens
  • Living History Farms

About Author

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

(2) Comments

  1. Stephanie M. says:

    Great list! Do you know if Ankeny offers any of these?

  2. says:

    Hey! I have heard in July 2019. We will make sure to update this when we know for sure!

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