Upcoming Events

Dec 5 2022 - 10:00am
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For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. 15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Monthly registration is required and opens on November 14. Registration is required once for the month and opens on November 14. ONE registration will get you... more
Dec 5 2022 - 3:30pm
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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
Dec 5 2022 - 6:15pm
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Young children, ages 0-5, and their care-givers are invited to put on your PJs and stop in the library for around 25 minutes of interactive bedtime songs, stories and fun. Registration is required once for the month and opens on November 14. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the... more
Dec 6 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how to make your interview memorable by avoiding interview pitfalls and answering tough questions correctly. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Tuesday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by phone... more
Dec 6 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
Dec 6 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
Dec 6 2022 - 11:00am
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
Dec 6 2022 - 11:00am
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
Dec 7 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how toeffectively search and apply for in-demand occupations that fit your interests in-person and online. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Wednesday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by phone... more
Dec 7 2022 - 10:00am
We are bringing storytime to you! The first Wednesday of each month, we will be sharing a new online storytime for you to enjoy. Each storytime will include book readings, a song, and a suggested activity you can do at home! Find new and past storytimes here any time: https://... more

Sunday, August 21, 2022

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