Upcoming Events

Sep 28 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
Sep 28 2022 - 10:00am
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Enjoy 20-25 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds and their care-givers. Each session in the same week is a repeat event; participants are asked to limit attendance to one session per week.... more
Sep 28 2022 - 10:00am
Enjoy 25-30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, then stay to make a craft that goes along with the stories. Preschool storytime is recommended for children and their caregivers who are able to sit still for longer stories to develop school readiness; this is generally children ages 3.5-5 years... more
Sep 28 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
Sep 29 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
Oct 1 2022 (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 selection, but there’s never a meeting.  And for discussion (... more
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
rock candy
Enjoy a fun project for youth entering grades K-5. This month make your own sweet rock candy. Registration required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between October 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up... more
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
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These activity packs will contain a simple craft or activity for children ages 2-5 years old with adult supervision. There will be a new pack available on Saturday mornings each week on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
Image of beeswax candles.
This month pick up a kit to make your own beeswax candle. For youth in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Packs may be picked up during regular library hours between October 1-7. Any packs that are unclaimed by the end of the designated pick-up dates will be available to be picked up in the... more
Oct 1 2022 (All day)
"Traveling the Backroads" - Shauna Humrich October 1 - October 30, 2022 Exhibition Description: Shauna Humrich’s exhibition photos showcase old farmsteads, architecture, and abandoned cities across Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Southeastern Colorado. Artist Statement: "Photography is my passion... more

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Jul 19 2022 - 9:15am
 
Jul 19 2022 - 9:15am
 
10am
Jul 19 2022 - 10:00am
 
Jul 19 2022 - 10:00am
 
11am
Jul 19 2022 - 11:00am
 
Jul 19 2022 - 11:00am
 
6pm
Jul 19 2022 - 6:00pm