Upcoming Events

Aug 24 2022 - 10:00am
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
Aug 24 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
Aug 29 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 August 1. If you or anyone in your household is feeling unwell in any way, please help prevent the spread of illness... more
Aug 29 2022 - 1:00pm
Build an effective career plan that increases your chance for job search success and uses the latest research on national, state, and local labor market information. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Mondays at 1:00pm. Please contact the... more
Aug 29 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
Aug 30 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
Aug 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
Aug 30 2022 - 10:00am
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
Aug 30 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
Aug 30 2022 - 11:00am
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

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