Jordan House Tour

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM

It’s time for another library fieldtrip! Join us for a private tour of the historic Jordan House. This Victorian home is one of the oldest structures in Polk Country and the oldest in West Des Moines. Jordan House was also a station on the Under...

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Gentle Yoga

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Emphasis will be placed on mind flexibility and balance, as well as self-confidence and breath control. This class is based on physical postures (asanas), breathing, awareness and listening to the body. Respect for the entire self, mind, body and ...

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Introvert Book Club: There There

Friday, November 1, 2019 (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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Lunch & Learn: The Orphan Train

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Lunch & Learn

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 provid...

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Local History Series: Our Local War Heroes

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Presented by Rod Stanley
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In partnership with the Waukee Area Historical Society and sponsored by Heartland Co-op, the Waukee Public Library is proud to present this Local Series History Series program.

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On Exhibit: "Raccoon River Valley Photographs"

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (All day)

"Raccoon River Valley Photography" - Ray Yaros
November 5 - December 2, 2019

 

Exhibition Description:

On loan from Dallas County Conservation's Forest Park Museum, the collection of photos was commissioned in the early 2000 by Jerry Kuehn...

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Come Write In: NaNoWriMo Drop-in Writing Sessions

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, fast-paced approach to creative writing for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Starting November 1, participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word n...

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Conversational English

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Come practice your English under the guidance of a trained volunteer teacher from the Iowa International Center. English language learners of all levels are encouraged to join us for a fun, relaxed hour of English practice. No registration or prep...

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Afternoon Book Club: Orphan Train

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 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.

Sensory Spaces

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The library will be open an extra hour to provide quiet browsing and inclusive programming for individuals of all ages with special sensory needs and their families or care-givers. In addition to computer availability and access to library materia...

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