LGBTQ World History (Online)

LGBTQ World History (Online)

Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 2:00 PM

Explore LGBTQ world history in this illuminating live Zoom talk by History UnErased!  We’ll travel around the globe and through time, from Ancient Greece and Pre-Colonial Hawaii to 19th century Africa and 20th century Germany, to learn more about ...

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Movie Matinee

Movie Matinee

Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 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 with refreshments available. No registration is required.

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Shipwreck Hunting 101 (Online)

Shipwreck Hunting 101 (Online)

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - 2:00 PM

Want to learn how to find shipwrecks? According to the United Nations, there are approximately three million shipwrecks littering the oceans around the world. The opportunities for shipwreck exploration and discovery are as untapped as they are gl...

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Nostalgia Craft: Shrinky Dinks

Nostalgia Craft: Shrinky Dinks

Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 10:00 AM

Take a trip down memory lane with this nostalgic craft! With provided designs or your own imagination, we’ll use colored pencils and Sharpies to create Shrinky Dink keychains. Participants will take their creations home to bake in their own ovens....

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A Walk Through Time

A Walk Through Time

Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 1:00 PM

Come take a walk through Iowa’s archaeological past! This talk, by Chérie Haury-Artz from the University of Iowa’s Office of the State Archaeologist, explores the last 13,000 years of Iowa's past as known through archaeological study. Real and rep...

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Books on Tap

Books on Tap

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 6:00 PM

Meet at Mickey’s Irish Pub (50 S. E. Laurel Street) at 6 PM on the third Tuesday of every month. Come for food, drinks, and a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be obtained at the Library’s front desk or at Mickey’s...

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Introvert Book Club

Introvert Book Club

Saturday, July 1, 2023 (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 selectio...

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Afternoon Book Club

Afternoon Book Club

Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 2:30 PM

The Afternoon Book Club meets at 2:30 PM 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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Snacks & Facts: Fraud Prevention

Snacks & Facts: Fraud Prevention

Friday, July 7, 2023 - 11:55 AM

Snacks & Facts

No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our Snacks & Facts series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Come ready to learn and we’ll provide the snacks! S...

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Take & Make: Pom Pom Flowers & Bookmarks

Take & Make: Pom Pom Flowers & Bookmarks

Monday, July 10, 2023 (All day)

If there’s one universal thing we all learned in our elementary art classes it was to make yarn pom poms, right? It’s time to refresh those old skills! In this simple craft you will make whimsical pom pom flowers that will brighten up any room, an...

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