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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:

In preparation of our annual Model Trains event, enjoy a display of model trains.

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
Room: WoW Truck
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Visit the library's Words on Wheels Truck at Mayor Tom Becker Park in Cumming! Create a new library card while you're there and check out some fun library materials.

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: Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Film
Event Details:

All movies are shown at 1:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room. No registration is needed, though space is limited. Today's movie will be The Little Mermaid (Rated PG, 2h 15min).

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Puzzle Competition

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Do you love puzzles? Have you ever thought about entering a puzzle competition? Put together a team of up to 4 people to join us on the afternoon of July 20th at 1:00 p.m. to test your team's puzzling prowess against 5 other teams.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Outreach: Legion Park

11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: WoW Truck
Age Group: All Ages, Preschool, School-Age Children
Event Details:

Visit the library at Legion Park! We'll have the WoW Truck there to sign up for library cards and check out library materials.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teen Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Event Details:

Teens! Spend time in the air conditioning with friends. We're bringing out the Nintendo Switch for free-play on Mondays during June and July. Enjoy a selection of games, and space to relax! No registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:

Are you a first-time homebuyer and feeling overwhelmed by how much information is out there?  Maybe you have a house and want to sell, but don’t know what steps to take or how to get the best price.

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: 14
Event Details:

Please join Alana and Amy to discuss what everyone has been reading and watching this month. You may join us in the Millie Knee Classroom upstairs at the library or in Zoom.

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: StoryRoom
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Simple stories, gentle tunes, flannel boards, and nursery rhymes.

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: StoryRoom
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Simple stories, gentle tunes, flannel boards, and nursery rhymes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Artist Talk with Q&A

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Are you interested in pursuing the arts as a career? Join us in the Community Room to chat with Ethan Edvenson, an emerging fine artist living in Des Moines, Iowa who creates mixed media drawings, digital collages, and videos.

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes all with an early literacy focus!

For ages 2-6 w/adult. No registration required.

 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes all with an early literacy focus!

For ages 2-6 w/adult. No registration required.

 

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School-Age Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Learn about amazing animals with an educator from the Blank Park Zoo and an Animal Ambassador! For ages 2-12, registration required.

DAY

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

*This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library.

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: Craft
Event Details:

Each Friday we will provide a different fun, hands-on, screen-free craft project or activity to take home and enjoy!

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Outreach : Rose Farm

9:00am - 9:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: WoW Truck
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Visit the library's Words on Wheels Truck at Rose Farm for their Farm School series each Friday from June 7th-July 26th [Note: Farm School continues through August 9, library visits will stop on July 26.]