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October 20 Events

Book Babies

9:30 AM Story Room

BOOK BABIES is held on Monday and Tuesday at 9:00 AM; 1st and 3rd Saturday at 9:30 AMBounce, sing, shake, and play with us at this "can't sit still" story time! We'll have 20-30 minutes of interactive…

Family Story Time

10:30 AM Story Room

FAMILY STORY TIME is held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.; Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.; 1st and 3rd Saturday at 10:30 a.m.Join us for fun and interactive stories to keep the whole family…


1:00 PM Meeting Room A/B

Participants will have a chance to turn store-bought cookies…

Adult Recreational Chess

1:00 PM ICN Room

Drop in and play some chess; all skill levels welcome!Held every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

Art UP Close Program

Local artists are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity! Applications for 2019 sponsorships are due December 1, 2018.

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The Great American Read Finale Watch Party

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. for the finale episode of The Great American Read. America's best-loved novel will be revealed!

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Library is pleased to announce the launch of 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, a fun and free program that encourages you to read aloud with your child!

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Library Fundraising Concert

Join us Saturday, Nov. 17 for a special concert featuring The Scott Smith Group and the Des Moines Big Band to raise funds for arts programming at the Library!

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Celebrate Frankenweek!

Help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Oct 24 - 31) with events for all ages at the Library!

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