Upcoming Events

Aug 10 2022 - 1:00pm
A different workshop every Wednesday at 1:00pm on a variety of work-based topics designed for any job seeker. Attend one week or attend them all! Check the IowaWORKS Calendar for this week's topic. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS. Please contact the Des... more
Aug 11 2022 - 10:00am
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.
Aug 15 2022 - 1:00pm
Build an effective career plan that increases your chance for job search success and uses the latest research on national, state, and local labor market information. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Mondays at 1:00pm. Please contact the... more
Aug 16 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how to make your interview memorable by avoiding interview pitfalls and answering tough questions correctly. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Tuesday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by phone... more
Aug 16 2022 - 6:00pm
Meet at Mickey’s Irish Pub (50 S. E. Laurel Street) at 6:00 p.m. 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 during the meeting, while supplies last. The... more
Aug 17 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how toeffectively search and apply for in-demand occupations that fit your interests in-person and online. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Wednesday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by phone... more
Aug 17 2022 - 1:00pm
A different workshop every Wednesday at 1:00pm on a variety of work-based topics designed for any job seeker. Attend one week or attend them all! Check the IowaWORKS Calendar for this week's topic. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS. Please contact the Des... more
Aug 18 2022 - 9:00am
Learn how to get the interviews you want by preparing a resume that appropriately sells you to prospective employers. This free, virtual employment workshop held via Zoom is offered by IowaWORKS every 2 weeks on Thursday at 9:00am. Please contact the Des Moines IowaWORKS American Job Center by... more
Aug 19 2022 - 4:00pm
Bricks and beads photo.
Calling all crafty engineers! Register to drop in any time during this event to get creative with the library's Lego collection or to make a perler bead design. Lego creations may be put on temporary display in the library after the event, and perler bead creations may be taken home. Recommended... more
Aug 20 2022 - 10:00am
Ready, set, stretch! Wake up relaxed with fun stories and yoga inspired stretches for families. Children and their caregivers should arrive prepared to move in comfortable clothes. Please bring your own yoga mats or towels. Registration is required. If you or anyone in your household is feeling... more

Monday, July 4, 2022

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