Upcoming Events

Feb 14 2023 - 10:00am
Image of Eliza holding book.
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
Feb 14 2023 - 11:00am
Image of Melanie with a book.
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
Feb 14 2023 - 1:30pm
Image of Eliza holding book.
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
Feb 15 2023 - 10:00am
Image of Melanie with a book.
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
Feb 15 2023 - 10:00am
Image of Eliza holding book.
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
Feb 15 2023 - 2:30pm
Youth in grades K-5 are invited to bring their creativity and scientific minds to the library to explore spa science themed STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) hands-on activities. Adult caregivers are requested to stay in the program room throughout the hour long program.... more
Feb 16 2023 - 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
Feb 16 2023 - 10:00am
This educational talk, by physical therapy assistant and certified brain injury specialist Laura McPike of Powerback Rehab, will focus on the body's response to chronic pain and strategies to reduce and control pain without additional medications. Refreshments will be served. Registration Required... more
Feb 17 2023 - 10:00am
Children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to stop in the front program rooms and play with a variety of the library’s toys to build social and early literacy skills. A different professional guest from the community who serves children and families will be available each month to... more
Feb 17 2023 - 4:00pm
Whale puzzle
Design, create, and make! Craft Lab is an open-ended, creative space that invites kids to express their imagination in crafting and making. Students can work on creative projects alone, in groups, or with care-givers. Each month will explore a different medium of crafting. This month we will make a... more

Monday, July 25, 2022

Time Items
All day
 
9am
Jul 25 2022 - 9:15am
 
10am
Jul 25 2022 - 10:00am
 
6pm
Jul 25 2022 - 6:30pm