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STEM Kit Display

All Day 7/22 - 8/31
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Lobby Display Case
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
As you start to think about heading back to school, we wanted to highlight some of the hidden gems that can be checked out at the library. Some of these items, found in our Library or Things, are our STEM Kits!  You might be asking yourself: ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Event Details:
Celebrate the end of the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge! Dunk an elementary principal, try your hand at inflatable axe throwing, and create art with us. Be sure to visit the Jamie Hurd Amphitheater at 10:30 for our featured performance with ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
If you are turning 65 or approaching retirement, you are invited to a FREE Medicare Education seminar.  This seminar will provide you with the following: Background on Medicare Overview of what Medicare covers and does not cover Provide inf...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us for a special outdoor playtime using treasure baskets. Treasure baskets are containers with everyday household and nature items for babies to explore. Great for sensory exploration, fine motor development and open-ended play. Early ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Each Friday we will provide a craft project for adults to take home and enjoy.  Available at the Reference Desk during library hours while supplies last.  For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would be happy t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Event, Book Club
Event Details:
The Iowa Center for the Book is excited to sponsor VIRTUAL VISITS in 2021 from each of the All Iowa Reads authors!  The visits are FREE and open to the public. Join Randy Ribay, author of the 2021 Teen All Iowa Reads title "Patron Saints...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club: Zoom Edition!

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Alana and Amy on Monday at 7:00 p.m. for a virtual book club. We will be discussing Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge. This title is available in eBook and eAudio in Hoopla. Once you register below, you will receive the link to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
If you are turning 65 or approaching retirement, you are invited to a FREE Medicare Education seminar.  This seminar will provide you with the following: Background on Medicare Overview of what Medicare covers and does not cover Provide inf...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Not Club Read

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Are you a "Grown Up" but you like to read Young Adult books?  Are you looking for a book club that doesn’t take itself too seriously?  Then YA Not join us for YA Not Club Read! YA Not Club Read is our non-traditional book club for "...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Each Friday we will provide a craft project for adults to take home and enjoy.  Available at the Reference Desk during library hours while supplies last.  For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would be happy t...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for an outdoor storytime with the 2021 Miss Iowa, Grace Keller! This program will be held outdoors. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair and meet us in the library's "backyard." For all ages, no registration required. Grace Lynn Keller is ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:
Visit the Library Board of Trustees webpage for the meeting agenda and minutes from past meetings. As of May 2021, the WDM Library Board of Trustees have returned to in-person meetings, if you're interested in attending the meeting but would prefe...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Event Details:
Join us for an outdoor storytime with the Ben Nystrom from COVID Recovery Iowa. This program will address emotions that may be felt today or tomorrow and also focus on the ups and downs of this past year. Stories presented will include Right Now...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Each Friday we will provide a craft project for adults to take home and enjoy.  Available at the Reference Desk during library hours while supplies last.  For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would be happy t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club Social: Zoom Edition!

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Please join Alana and Amy to discuss what we have been reading and watching this month. Come prepared to share with the group a quick review of a few of the things you have been reading or watching. Click here for a list of everything we ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WDM Writer's Group

10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
For accomplished or aspiring writers...informal meetings, writing exercises, share writing, and constructive criticism. Any form of writing is encouraged. Questions? Call 515-222-3408 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
If you are turning 65 or approaching retirement, you are invited to a FREE Medicare Education seminar.  This seminar will provide you with the following: Background on Medicare Overview of what Medicare covers and does not cover Provide inf...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Group Service Project

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: StoryRoom
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Are you looking for a few Silver Cord, Community Service, or other volunteer hours? The Library is looking for volunteers to help with a monthly group service project. We will be performing a variety of tasks . No experience or training nec...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Simple stories, gentle tunes, flannel boards, and nursery rhymes. Each week we will incorporate activities that emphasize and reinforce body part identification, counting, rhythm, sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, and animal sounds. A...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Simple stories, gentle tunes, flannel boards, and nursery rhymes. Each week we will incorporate activities that emphasize and reinforce body part identification, counting, rhythm, sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, and animal sounds. A...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Doll Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal and join us for Baby Doll Storytime. This program is inspired by Dr. Becky Bailey and Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo's work "Baby Doll Circle Time".  Children will participate in songs, rhymes, and stories ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Are you interested in making the library a better place for teens? Then the WDM Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is for you!  By becoming a member of TAB you can take a leadership role in your community, give input in teen activities, ...