Upcoming Events

Jul 18 2019 - 10:00am
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 preparation is necessary. All English as a Second... more
Jul 18 2019 - 6:15pm
Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 20-25 minutes of fun songs and stories with one of our youth services librarians. Pajamas are welcome! No registration required.
Jul 19 2019 - 10:00am
Families with students preparing to enter Kindergarden-5th grade will enjoy this program to exercise their minds and bodies while learning about space. Each camp will begin with astronaut exercises, then we will watch and listen to an astronaut read a story from the International Space Station, and... more
Jul 19 2019 - 12:30pm
We’re going on a library fieldtrip! Join us for a private tour of the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden located in downtown Des Moines. A garden staff member will give a brief talk about the garden and answer questions, then you will be free to stroll around at your leisure. The garden is... more
Jul 19 2019 - 4:30pm
Design, create, and make! Craft Lab is an open-ended, creative space that invites kids to express their imagination in crafting and making. Participants are able to work on creative projects alone, in groups, or with library staff. Each month will explore a different medium of crafting, from... more
Jul 19 2019 - 6:30pm
The Waukee Public Library is pleased to announce our continued partnership with the Waukee Area Arts Council to present the Centennial concert series! Come out and enjoy free live music on Friday evenings this summer in Waukee’s Centennial Park. Food will be available for purchase but you’re... more
Jul 20 2019 (All day)
Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.
Jul 22 2019 - 9:15am
  For infants (0-17 mo.) and their caregivers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Class size is limited to 25 people for the safety of the babies. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Jul 22 2019 - 10:00am
  For infants (0-17 mo.) and their caregivers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Class size is limited to 25 people for the safety of the babies. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Jul 22 2019 - 6:00pm
Students will use the Scratch programming language to control Finch robots. No prior coding experience is necessary, and activities will be available for a variety of skill levels. Students will work in pairs. The robots and program are made possible by a grant from Birdbrain Technologies, LLC. www... more

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