Upcoming Events

Dec 7 2022 - 10:00am
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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 7 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 7 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
Dec 8 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how to get the interviews you want by preparing a resume that appropriately sells you to prospective employers. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Thursday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by... more
Dec 8 2022 - 10:00am
Join us the second Thursday of every month to watch a movie on the library’s big screen.We will be showing everything from major blockbusters to classics. All movies are free with refreshments available. No registration is required.
Dec 9 2022 - 10:00am
Children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to stop in the front program rooms and play with a variety of the library’s toys to build social and early literacy skills. A different professional guest from the community who serves children and families will be available each month to... more
Dec 10 2022 (All day)
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These activity packs will contain a simple craft or activity for children ages 2-5 years old with adult supervision. There will be a new pack available on Saturday mornings each week on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
Dec 10 2022 - 10:00am
Be creative and make your own beautiful imitation stained glass creation. Keep it for yourself or turn it into a unique gift! For students in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Parents and care-givers do not need to stay for teen events, but they should be prepared to pick up their student... more
Dec 12 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 12 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

Monday, August 22, 2022

Time Items
All day
Before 10am
Aug 22 2022 (All day)
Aug 22 2022 - 10:00am