Upcoming Events

Oct 17 2021 (All day)
Dial a Story Oct 2 2021
Simply call the Dial-a-Story phone line (515-981-7800) any time to hear a selection of books pre-recorded by library staff. Listen for as long or as little as you wish. New selections will be recorded twice a month, for infants through elementary aged students. Listening to stories has many... more
Oct 17 2021 - 2:00pm
In this beginner-friendly in-person class at the Library with artist Amanda Arthur-Struss, you will learn watercolor basics and how to overlay colors and create depth. Mandi will take you step-by-step through the process of painting two fall watercolor scenes—a pumpkin and a fall tree. You will... more
Oct 17 2021 - 2:00pm
In this beginner-friendly online class with artist Amanda Arthur-Struss, you will learn watercolor basics and how to overlay colors and create depth. Mandi will take you step-by-step through the process of painting two fall watercolor scenes—a pumpkin and a fall tree. You will have the option of... more
Oct 18 2021 - 10:00am
15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories for infants ages 0-17 months and their caregivers. Registration is required and will open on October 11. If you or anyone in your household is feeling unwell in any way, please help prevent the spread of illness by limiting your library use to online and... more
Oct 18 2021 - 3:30pm
Students in grades 7-12 are invited to participate on the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB meets weekly to help plan teen programs, sign up for library volunteer opportunities, build leadership skills and suggest teen books to be purchased by the library. Please email Keri to register or if... more
Oct 18 2021 - 6:30pm
candy DNA
Learn some basic facts about DNA in the most fun way possible, with food! Participants will construct and label a strand of candy DNA. For youth in grades 6-12. Registration is required and opens on September 27. If you or anyone in your household is feeling unwell in any way the day of the event... more
Oct 19 2021 - 10:00am
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25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Registration is required for each event and opens each Monday for the... more
Oct 19 2021 - 6:00pm
Meet at Mickey’s Irish Pub (50 S. E. Laurel Street) at 6:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month.Come for food, drinks, and a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be obtained at the library’s front desk or at Mickey’s during the meeting, while supplies last. If... more
Oct 20 2021 - 10:00am
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25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Registration is required for each event and opens each Monday for the... more
Oct 20 2021 - 2:30pm
Straw skeleton hand
Youth in grades K-5 are invited to bring their creativity and scientific minds to the library to explore a variety of spooky STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) hands-on activities. Adult caregivers are requested to stay in the program room throughout the program. Registration is... more

Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Sep 23 2021 (All day)