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Family Night at the Library!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join Nate for a fun family activity! We'll be doing something different each month.  For all ages. Please register each person attending (children and adults).  This program is meant to be a family event. Please plan on at least one adul...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Group Service Project (GSP)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: StoryRoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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 perform a variety of tasks. No experience or training necessary!...
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This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
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This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
We’re happy to officially introduce the public to our new Words on Wheels vehicle! Stop by the library's front parking lot between 2 – 6 PM on April 26th for vehicle tours and giveaways of library swag. The Kates Kookies Cookie-Mobile will also be in...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
If you like to read and talk about books (but you’re getting too old for our other book clubs), this club is for you. Join us for discussion and activities related to this month’s book, The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera! If you...
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
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Registration begins May 20 for our 2024 Summer Escape at the library! Sign up today online or via the Beanstack app (for iOS or Android). For information on registering groups (such as classes or daycares) please send a message to youthservices@wdm.i...
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 "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:
We welcome President Lincoln back to the Library!  It is commonly said that Abraham Lincoln failed numerous times to be elected to various offices until he was finally elected President. Come hear Mr. Lincoln himself prove the absurdity of that ...
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 "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: Library Living Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join Nate for a fun family activity! We'll meet out in front of the library, and WDM police officer Chelsea Dexter will join us to talk about bicycle safety and show off their custom police bike. Bring (or ride) your bike to the program, and we'll go...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Design your own lush, miniature garden to take home and enjoy! Participants will be provided with glass jars, soil, moss, and small-scale decorations to create a mini-terrarium. Program intended for grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
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
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Join us this summer as our three book clubs join forces! Instead of us telling you which book to read, we decide on a theme, and you get to read ANY book that fits. Bring your book the day of the program, and we'll all get to see which amazing books ...
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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Make your own diamond art with us! Decorate a coaster using various colored diamonds to produce a glittery design to take home and enjoy! Program intended for grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join us for a special showing of The Avengers, where teens will get a bag of goodies to interact with throughout the movie! (Rated PG-13, 2hr, 23min) Popcorn and water will be provided, or you may bring your own snack and covered drink (please avo...
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 "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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The British Invasion!

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Performer
Event Details:
Please join us on Tuesday, July 9th at 6:30 pm for The British Invasion from Joey Leone and his band! The term “British Invasion” represented the fast paced rise to fame and popularity of UK based bands in the United States. The Beatles, The Rolli...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room to design your own stencils and decorate a tote bag to take home! Program intended for grades 6-12. Registration required. (Special note: This program will open for registration before traditional "summer reading club" p...
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: Performer
Event Details:
The Library is very happy to welcome Blues musician Ronley King! King is a guitar player and singer based out of Gowrie, Iowa and while he has played for many different types of acts, and brings a variety of musical influences to the table, his heart...
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 "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
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Join us this summer as our three book clubs join forces! Instead of us telling you which book to read, we decide on a theme, and you get to read ANY book that fits. Bring your book the day of the program, and we'll all get to see which amazing books ...
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 "Teens" group.

Artist Talk with Q&A

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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. Ethan will speak a...