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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 ...

567 Workshops - Jason Juhl

11:00am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
A free, open to the public, educational workshop on taxes in retirement called Taxes in Retirement 567, hosted by Jason Juhl. *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library. ...
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...

WDM Lacrosse Club

7:30pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
2022 Spring Season Parents Volunteer 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.
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 "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 "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us in the Community Room after school to embark on an adventure! This month we'll be earning our pilot's license as we learn to fold and fly paper airplanes. For ages 5-12, registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help with Teens

4:00pm - 4:15pm
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 15 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

4:30pm - 4:45pm
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 15 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

5:00pm - 5:15pm
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 15 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 "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.

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
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.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
If you like to read and talk about graphic novels, this club is for you. Join us for discussion and activities related to this month's book. For ages 8-12. Register anytime by calling 222-3405. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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.
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.

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 "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
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
Program Type: Storytime
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Please join Alana and Amy either at the library or in Zoom to discuss what we have 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 here...
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
Event Details:
Simple stories, gentle tunes, flannel boards, and nursery rhymes. Each week we will incorporate activities that emphasize and reinforce body part identification, counting, rhythm, sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, and animal sounds. A...
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 ...