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Julie Jewell Art Exhibit

All Day 8/1 - 8/30
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Lobby Display Case
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
Julie Nalley-Jewell a native of Iowa started painting at the age of 13 following in the footsteps of her grandmother also a painter. She remembers as a child her grandmother sketching on paper and drawing her little pictures. This affection for paint...
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. If you are interested in attending the meeting but would prefer to attend virtually, Library staff can arrange for virtual access to the meeting.&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 ...

Mary Madison for Iowa

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Coffee Chat with Mary Madison What is Important to You? TEACHERS! LET'S TALK ABOUT... ANY ISSUES OF CONCERN TO YOU! I am running to be your Representative and I want to hear from YOU! Tell me your concerns. Come out either the 15th or the 17th for...

Jordan Pointe HOA

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Owners annual meeting *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library....
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Shake, Rattle & Roll Ages 1-3

9:30am - 10:00am
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
You'll be movin' and groovin' on this hand-clappin', foot-stompin' morning! For ages 1-3. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Shake, Rattle & Roll Ages 4-6

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
You'll be movin' and groovin' on this hand-clappin', foot-stompin' morning! For ages 4-6. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Craft Night - Surprise Box

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Closed
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Engage your creativity. Relieve stress. Make something beautiful. Learn a new skill. You can do all this at Adult Craft Night! Join us every 3rd Thursday for a fun and simple craft. You’ll be shown the steps and given hands on help as...
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! Available at the Children's Desk during library hours while supplies last. For curbside service, please call 515-222-3405. It's almos...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Do you have some old vinyl records and wonder if they’re worth anything? Curious about why vinyl records seem to be so popular right now? Do you want to start collecting old records and don’t know where to start? Please join us for an entertaining...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club Social: Hybrid Edition

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Open
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. Come prepared to share with the group a quick review of a few of the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "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 ...

Townhomes of Brookside

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Annual Meeting *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library....
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In this hands-on session led by students and coaches of C3 Robotics team, students will learn programming concepts and terminology focused on block programming with Scratch. Scratch is a programming language and an online community where student...
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...