Exploring the Wilderness

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Did you know that Iowa is one of only 5 states that doesn't have any designated Wilderness areas?

Dallas County Conservation Board (DCCB) naturalist, Chris Adkins, will examine what wilderness is, why we need it, and how wilderness areas are desi...

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Introduction to Genealogy

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Your family has a story to tell! Come and learn the basics to begin your journey of discovery for your ancestral history. Theresa Liewer, from the Iowa Genealogical Society, will give you a road map for researching your family's history, talk abo...

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Coffee 101 at The Coffeesmith

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Celebrate National Coffee Day with us at The Coffeesmith! Nate Kempers, barista and owner of The Coffeesmith, will teach attendees all the coffee basics you need to know to make that perfect cup of joe. Various brewing techniques will be demonstra...

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Bizarre History of Iowa: Strange Stories from the Past

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 1:00 PM

This program provides a time portal back to the early days of the state when it was filled with strange deaths, ghosts, sea serpents, peculiar people, medical anomalies, oddities, psychic phenomena, and UFOs! Showcasing over 100 bizarre newspaper ...

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Book Club for Introverts: From Here to Eternity

Monday, October 1, 2018 (All day)

Introverts, it’s time to unite! Separately. In your own homes.

If you’ve been wanting to join a book club but are not sure you’re up for the time commitment or the people-ing—this is the book club for you. Each month there’s a new book ...

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Helping Hands: Animal Shelter Supply Drive

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00 AM

In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Dog month, the Library will be taking supply donations for the AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport. A complete list of supplies needed can be found at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/IZI5097BIFPN

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Afternoon Book Club: The Passenger

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Meet at the library at 2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month for a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be picked up at the library’s front desk, while supplies last.

Lunch & Learn: DNA Basics

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:00 AM

No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our new Lunch & Learn series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Bring your brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the dessert! Stick...

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Local History Series: Shuler Coal Mine

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Bruno Andreini, a former chairman of the Shuler Group, will give a presentation about the Shuler Mine. Bruno’s father was one of the first three people to take a carload of coal from the mine. Bruno himself was born and raised at the Shuler Coal...

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Creature Feature: A Quiet Place

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Is there a better way to get ready for Halloween than by watching a monster movie?  We don’t think so! Join us for two special Halloween movie nights…if you dare.

 Movies are free and spooky treats will be available.  No registration is re...

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