Upcoming Events

Nov 30 2022 - 10:00am
Image of Melanie with a book.
Enjoy 20-25 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds and their care-givers. Each session in the same week is a repeat event; participants are asked to limit attendance to one session per week. ... more
Nov 30 2022 - 10:00am
Enjoy 25-30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, then stay to make a craft that goes along with the stories. Preschool storytime is recommended for children and their caregivers who are able to sit still for longer stories to develop school readiness; this is generally children ages 3.5-5 years... more
Nov 30 2022 - 1:00pm
A different workshop every Wednesday at 1:00pm on a variety of work-based topics designed for any job seeker. Attend one week or attend them all! Check the IowaWORKS Calendar for this week's topic. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS. Please contact the Des... more
Nov 30 2022 - 2:00pm
Bricks and beads photo.
Calling all crafty engineers! Register to drop in any time during this event to get creative with the library's Lego collection or to make a perler bead design. Lego creations may be put on temporary display in the library after the event, and perler bead creations may be taken home. Recommended... more
Dec 1 2022 (All day)
Introverts, it’s time to unite! Separately. In your own homes. If you’ve been wanting to join a book club but are not sure you’re up for the time commitment or the people-ing—this is the book club for you. Each month there’s a new book selection, but there’s never a meeting.  And for discussion (... more
Dec 1 2022 (All day)
Enjoy a fun project for youth entering grades K-5. This month make your own snowstorm in a jar. Registration required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between December 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked... more
Dec 1 2022 (All day)
This month pick up a kit to make watercolor greeting cards. For youth in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between December 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up in... more
Dec 1 2022 - 2:30pm
The Afternoon Book Club meets at 2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month in the Coal Mine Meeting Room for a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be picked up at the library’s front desk, while supplies last. The list of current and upcoming book club reads can... more
Dec 2 2022 (All day)
"Naturally Iowa" - Gary Hoard December 2 - 30, 2022 Exhibition Description: This exhibit is a collection of photographic images on metal of Iowa animals and plants in their natural environments. Also included are some Iowa landscapes that evoke the feeling of peace and solitude that being 'close... more
Dec 2 2022 - 4:00pm
Image of girl holding a craft.
Get in the gift giving spirit! Kids ages 3yrs-5th grade are invited to use their creativity to complete 2 craft activities. A gift wrapping station will be available if they want to package their creations to give to someone special. A grown-up should plan to stay with children during this event.... more

Saturday, August 20, 2022

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All day
 
10:00am
Aug 20 2022 - 10:00am