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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Bring a favorite doll/stuffed animal or use one of ours and join us for Baby Doll Storytime. This program is inspired by Dr. Becky Bailey and Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo's work "Baby Doll Circle Time".  Children will participate in songs, rhym...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Bring a favorite doll/stuffed animal or use one of ours and join us for Baby Doll Storytime. This program is inspired by Dr. Becky Bailey and Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo's work "Baby Doll Circle Time".  Children will participate in songs, rhym...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Are you interested in making the library a better place for teens? Then the WDM Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is for you!  By becoming a member of TAB you can take a leadership role in your community, give input in teen activities, ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required, please register for each week of Family Storytim...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required, please register for each week of Family Storytim...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Not Club Read

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Are you a "Grown Up" but you like to read Young Adult books?  Are you looking for a book club that doesn’t take itself too seriously?  Then YA Not join us for YA Not Club Read! YA Not Club Read is our non-traditional book club for "...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Each Friday we will provide a craft project for adults to take home and enjoy.  Available at the Reference Desk during library hours while supplies last.   For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would be hap...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room for this class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by gross and fine motor play all with an early literacy focus! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required, please register for each week of Family Storytim...
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
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Performer
Event Details:
Stop by the Library Community Room for a fun winter concert from the 6th grade chorus at Westridge Elementary! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WDM Writer's Group

9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
For accomplished or aspiring writers...informal meetings, writing exercises, share writing, and constructive criticism. Any form of writing is encouraged. Questions? Call 515-222-3408 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Beginner’s Yoga and Mindfulness with Yoga Alliance certified instructor Meetu Sharma Have you been curious about yoga, but not yet had the opportunity to try it? Or would you like to deepen your existing practice? Would you like to learn relaxatio...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Using puppets, rhymes, songs, and short stories, we will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for pre-walking babies. We will spotlight sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, early literacy skills and of course FU...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Using puppets, rhymes, songs, and short stories, we will engage baby and caregiver in language-rich activities designed for pre-walking babies. We will spotlight sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, early literacy skills and of course FU...

Girl Scout Troop 924

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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 "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 either at the library or in Zoom to discuss what we have all 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 ...
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.

Kids Club Read - Power Forward

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
If you like to read and talk about books, this club is for you. Join us for discussion and activities related to this month's book Power Forward : a Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream series by Hena Khan! If you need a copy of the book, pl...