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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Lobby Display Case
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
Enjoy a display celebrating the October Beanstack challenge. Halloween season is upon us! In the U.S., Halloween is a holiday full of merrymaking, magic, and mischief. Many cultures celebrate life and death through rituals and celebrations with their...
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: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Author Event, Storytime
Event Details:
Welcome author and librarian Lydia Sigwarth for a very special storytime and book signing!  Written by Lydia M. Sigwarth, Dear Librarian offers a moving true story—first told on the critically acclaimed radio show, NPR's This American Li...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:
Come one, come all to a fun family night at the library! This month we'll be celebrating all things fall and getting one more use out of those costumes by wearing them to the library. For all ages. Please register each person attending (children and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
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.

Tech One-on-One

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
English language learners welcome for this informal, fun, and free program!  English Conversation Practice is perfect for people who speak English but would like to practice both speaking and listening with others.  The group meets for abou...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Preschool Halloween Storytime

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Put on your favorite costume and join us for not-too-spooky stories and Halloween fun at the library.  For ages 0-6 plus an adult.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Preschool Halloween Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Put on your favorite costume and join us for not-too-spooky stories and Halloween fun at the library.  For ages 0-6 plus an adult.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Preschool Halloween Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Put on your favorite costume and join us for not-too-spooky stories and Halloween fun at the library.  For ages 0-6 plus an adult.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Laser Tag at the Library

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us for laser tag and other games in the Library! This after hours program will feature laser tag using the whole library as your battle field! Snacks and pizza will also be provided. Program participants MUST be between the ages of 12 and 1...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:
Halloween season is upon us! In the U.S., Halloween is a holiday full of merrymaking, magic, and mischief. Many cultures celebrate life and death through rituals and celebrations with their communities. Learn about the origins and practices of variou...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Event Details:
Registration begins at 9:00am today for programs at the Library. You may register in person, on the library's online calendar, or by phone. Youth programs - youthservices@wdm.iowa.gov - 515.222.3405 Adult programs - library@wdm.iowa.gov - 515.2...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Tech One-on-One  Do you have a specific computer, mobile device, or other technology related questions?  We are here to help!  Sign up for a 30 minute private session, walk-in's also welcome.  Staff can help with specific ...

Chapter KN - PEO

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly Meeting *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Are you curious about the game Dungeons and Dragons? Have you played D&D before, but need a new group? Hang out with a fun, open group of people as we adventure our way through campaigns and one-shots.  Please note: this program is for adult...