Introvert Book Club

Introvert Book Club

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

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 selectio...

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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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Afternoon Book Club

Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 2:30 PM

The Afternoon Book Club meets at 2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month in the Coal Mine Meeting Room 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....

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Deborah Sampson: Farm Girl on the Front Lines (Online)

Deborah Sampson: Farm Girl on the Front Lines (Online)

Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Discover the story-behind-the-story of Deborah Sampson (aka Samson)—the only woman known to have disguised herself as a man and served in the Continental Army without detection. In this historical portrayal, Deborah's story dispels many of the myt...

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Movie Matinee: Respect

Movie Matinee: Respect

Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:00 AM

Join us the second Thursday of every month to watch a movie on the library’s big screen. We will be showing everything from major blockbusters to classics. All movies are free. Out of consideration for the health of our community, refreshments wil...

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Madam C. J. Walker: Self-Made Millionaire (Online)

Madam C. J. Walker: Self-Made Millionaire (Online)

Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist, Madam C. J. Walker rose from poverty in the South to become America's first female self-made millionaire.

Born Sarah Breedlove on a plantation in Delta, Louisiana, she was the first of her family to be ...

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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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Infinity Stone Escape Room

Infinity Stone Escape Room

Monday, March 14, 2022 - 7:00 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

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 10:00 AM

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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