Upcoming Events

Feb 11 2023 (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.
Feb 11 2023 - 10:00am
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Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 25 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes with props and opportunities for movement. No registration required.
Feb 11 2023 - 1:00pm
Indulge in a gender-inclusive afternoon of chocolate and self-care! Bring your appetite for a buffet of chocolatey desserts to munch on and a mocktail-making station. While Mean Girls plays in the background, we’ll make a chocolate body sugar scrub and a rosemary hair/scalp oil you’ll bottle and... more
Feb 11 2023 - 1:30pm
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Tweens & teens, Team up with your friends (or make new friends at the event) and prove who has the greatest brain! Categories will include: Disney songs, popular hits, TikTok tunes, and musicals. For students in grades 6-9. Registration is required. Parents and care-givers do not need to stay... more
Feb 13 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 January 16. ONE registration will get you signed-up for all of the month's sessions: February 6, 13 &... more
Feb 13 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.
Feb 13 2023 - 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. No registration required.
Feb 14 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
Feb 14 2023 - 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
Feb 14 2023 - 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

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