Upcoming Events

Mar 26 2023 - 1:00pm
Nothing says adventure like the great American road trip, especially when you cruise the historic Lincoln Highway in Iowa. A forerunner of the interstate system, the Lincoln Highway became America’s first coast-to-coast road in 1913, passing through Iowa from Clinton to Council Bluffs. The rich... more
Mar 27 2023 - 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 February 13. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the month's sessions: March 6, 13, 20... more
Mar 27 2023 - 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. E-mail Keri to register.
Mar 27 2023 - 6:15pm
Image of Melanie for pajamatime.
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. No registration required.
Mar 27 2023 - 6:30pm
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Tweens & teens, learn to make your own single-serving Rice Krispie Treat! For students in grades 6-9. Registration is required. Parents and care-givers should be prepared to pick up their student promptly at the end of the program if the student does not have their own transportation. This... more
Mar 28 2023 - 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
Mar 28 2023 - 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
Mar 28 2023 - 10:00am
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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
Mar 28 2023 - 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
Mar 28 2023 - 1:30pm
Image of Eliza holding book.
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

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Time Items
All day
 
Before 1pm
Mar 18 2023 (All day)
 
1pm
Mar 18 2023 - 1:00pm