Upcoming Events

Sep 29 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
Oct 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
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
rock candy
Enjoy a fun project for youth entering grades K-5. This month make your own sweet rock candy. Registration required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between October 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up... more
Oct 1 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.
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
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This month pick up a kit to make your own beeswax candle. For youth in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between October 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up in the... more
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
"Traveling the Backroads" - Shauna Humrich October 1 - October 30, 2022 Exhibition Description: Shauna Humrich’s exhibition photos showcase old farmsteads, architecture, and abandoned cities across Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Southeastern Colorado. Artist Statement: "Photography is my passion... more
Oct 1 2022 - 10:00am
Kick off the spooky season with this fun and easy marbled mini pumpkin craft! We'll hydro dip faux mini pumpkins with nail polish to create a unique marbled effect. These no-carve pumpkins take a bit of time to dry—but once the polish is completely set these pumpkins will be a long-lasting DIY... more
Oct 1 2022 - 1:00pm
Your family has a story to tell! Come learn the basics to begin your journey of discovery for your ancestral history. Laurie Kolstead from the Iowa Genealogical Society, will give you a road map for researching your family's history, talk about what tools and resources are available (many of which... more
Oct 3 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. Registration is required once for the month and opens on September 12. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the month's sessions: October 3, 10, 17,... more
Oct 3 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

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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9am
Sep 13 2022 - 9:00am
 
10am
Sep 13 2022 - 10:00am
 
Sep 13 2022 - 10:00am
 
11am
Sep 13 2022 - 11:00am
 
Sep 13 2022 - 11:00am
 
6pm