Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Monday, January 24, 2022 - 3:30 PM

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...

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Teen Pop Trivia

Teen Pop Trivia

Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 1:30 PM

Team up with your friends (or make new friends at the event) and prove who has the greatest brain! Categories will include: Marvel, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Disney films.

For students in 6-12th grades.

If you or anyone in your household i...

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Teen Maker Packs

Teen Maker Packs

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

This month pick up a kit to make your own experiment to learn how the heart pumps blood. For youth in grades 6-12.

Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between February 1-7.

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Bricks & Beads

Bricks & Beads

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Calling all crafty engineers! Register to drop in any time during this event to get creative with the library's Lego collection or to make a perler bead design. Lego creations may be put on temporary display in the library after the event, and per...

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Teen Career Fair

Teen Career Fair

Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 10:00 AM

Dreaming about your future? Drop in during this event to meet individuals representing a wide variety of careers. Visit with them to discover valuable classes, trainings, and certifications to pursue. Some companies may also have information about...

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Teen Maker Packs

Teen Maker Packs

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

This month pick up a kit to make your own engineering experiment to best protect a Pringle. For youth in grades 6-12. Curriculum for this experiment provided by Iowa State University's Program for Women in Science and Engineering.

Packs may be pi...

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Helping Hands: Young Women

Helping Hands: Young Women's Resource Center Supply Drive

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

In honor of Women's History Month, the Library will be taking supply donations for the Young Women's Resource Center (YWRC) this March.

YWRC serves girls and young women ages 10-24 throughout Greater Des Moines, offering two branches of services...

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Bricks & Beads

Bricks & Beads

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Calling all crafty engineers! Register to drop in any time during this event to get creative with the library's Lego collection or to make a perler bead design. Lego creations may be put on temporary display in the library after the event, and per...

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Infinity Stone Escape Room

Infinity Stone Escape Room

Monday, March 14, 2022 - 5:00 PM

Calling all agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Time has been reversed, and the Avengers need your help to find and secure the last Infinity Stone before Thanos can snap half of the universe out of existance. You will need to work with your team to use your k...

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Infinity Stone Escape Room

Infinity Stone Escape Room

Monday, March 14, 2022 - 6:00 PM

Calling all agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Time has been reversed, and the Avengers need your help to find and secure the last Infinity Stone before Thanos can snap half of the universe out of existance. You will need to work with your team to use your k...

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