Teen Self-Defense

Teen Self-Defense

Sunday, April 21, 2024 - 2:00 PM

Students in grades 6-12 and their parents or guardians should attend this free workshop to learn the basics of important skills to keep teens safe in today's world.

Instructors from Cobra Self Defense of Iowa will present information and training...

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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Monday, April 22, 2024 - 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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Helping Hands: Young Women

Helping Hands: Young Women's Resource Center Supply Drive

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

The Library is accepting supply donations for the Young Women's Resource Center (YWRC) this May.

YWRC is a non-profit organization that supports, educates, and advocates for girls and young women ages 10-24 throughout Greater Des Moines. Their ...

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On Exhibit: “Glimpses of Life”

On Exhibit: “Glimpses of Life”

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

“Glimpses of Life” – Jerald Steele
May 1-30, 2024

 

About the exhibit:

Watercolor artist Jerald Steele has been painting for most of his life. After graduating from UNI, he taught for six years in Iowa schools, then decided on a career ch...

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Teen Maker Packs

Teen Maker Packs

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (All day)

A fun take-home project with a different activity each month. Packs come with most of the needed supplies to take home and make. This month, students will make a bristle bot.

For students entering grades 6-12 in the fall.

Registration required. ...

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Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 9:30 AM

May the Fourth be with you! Come celebrate a galaxy far, far away with simple crafts and activities for the whole family. Costumes are welcome!

For kids of all ages and their caregivers.

Registration required.

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Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 11:00 AM

May the Fourth be with you! Come celebrate a galaxy far, far away with simple crafts and activities for the whole family. Costumes are welcome!

For kids of all ages and their caregivers.

Registration required.

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Sensory Spaces

Sensory Spaces

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 3:00 PM

During this hour, enjoy designated quiet browsing and inclusive programming for individuals with special sensory needs and their families or caregivers. There will be a dimmed calm room, natural lighting, computer availability, and access to libra...

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Summer Volunteen Training

Summer Volunteen Training

Monday, May 6, 2024 - 6:30 PM

The Waukee Public Library needs volunteers during June and July to help with summer programs! After attending the training sessions, students will receive a link to sign up for times to volunteer over the summer.

Volunteers must be entering grade...

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Summer Volunteen Training

Summer Volunteen Training

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 4:00 PM

The Waukee Public Library needs volunteers during June and July to help with summer programs! After attending the training sessions, students will receive a link to sign up for times to volunteer.

Volunteers must be entering grades 7-12 in the fa...

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