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Summer Reading "I Spy" Display

All Day 5/23 - 6/30
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Lobby Display Case
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
Come explore a fun I Spy game in our front display in honor of our Summer Reading Club! Find out more information about Summer Escape at the West Des Moines Public Library here.  ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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. Registration required, please register for each week of Family Storytime that you plan to attend. Please o...
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
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 ...
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. Association of Financial Consultants (AFC) is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is simple, offer high-quality education through fre...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Each 1st and 2nd Friday we will provide a craft project for adults to take home and enjoy.  Available at the Adult Services Desk during library hours while supplies last.     ...
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. This week ...
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 "All Ages" group.

Invasive Plants Display

All Day 7/1 - 7/30
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Lobby Display Case
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
Valley High School Senior, Nate Connolly, presents his honors project - a display of invasive plants in the West Des Moines prairies and woodlands. Information provided includes what problems invasive plants cause, how they enter our natural areas, a...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Friday Flicks : Sing 2

1:30pm - 3:30pm
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 Sing 2 (PG, 1h 50min). Popcorn and water will be provided, or you may bring your own snack and co...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help with Teens

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Tech Help with Teens Register for a 30 minute session for one-on-one help with one of our teen assistants!  Our teen assistants have been trained to help with a variety of technical questions on smart phones, tablets, and laptops.  Pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help with Teens

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Tech Help with Teens Register for a 30 minute session for one-on-one help with one of our teen assistants!  Our teen assistants have been trained to help with a variety of technical questions on smart phones, tablets, and laptops.  Pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help with Teens

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Tech Help with Teens Register for a 30 minute session for one-on-one help with one of our teen assistants!  Our teen assistants have been trained to help with a variety of technical questions on smart phones, tablets, and laptops.  Pl...
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 "School-Age Children" group.

Summer Survivor

10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
For ages 7-12. Registration required. Join us outside for some amazing summer challenges. We'll see if you and your team have what it takes to survive.   Note: The library has a photography policy that you can review here. ...
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 "School-Age Children" group.

Summer Survivor

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
For ages 7-12. Registration required. Join us outside for some amazing summer challenges. We'll see if you and your team have what it takes to survive.   Note: The library has a photography policy that you can review here. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
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 ...

WDM firefighters

6:15pm - 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 "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for a fun afternoon of learning to hula hoop with Mary Boyvey of Sparkle Hoop Dance! Each participant will receive a hoop to take home, courtesy of the Friends of the Library Foundation. If the weather cooperates, this program will take place...
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for a fun afternoon of learning to hula hoop with Mary Boyvey of Sparkle Hoop Dance! Each participant will receive a hoop to take home, courtesy of the Friends of the Library Foundation. If the weather cooperates, this program will take place...