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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 ...
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
This is a meet and greet with US Senate Candidate, Michael Franken, open to the public. *This program is not sponsored by or affiliated with the West Des Moines Public Library. .  ...
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 Adult Services Desk during library hours while supplies last.   For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help with Teens

10:00am - 10:15am
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

10:30am - 10:45am
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

11:00am - 11:15am
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 "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...
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: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come one, come all to a fun family night at the library! For all ages. Please register each person attending (children and adults).  We do ask that at least one adult registers and plans to participate with children. ...
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 "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.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
We're bringing back our Adult Coloring Club! Relax, unwind and color your stress away! Studies show that coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and help promote wellness. It's also a way to connect with others, even if it's in a quiet envi...
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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 Love that Dog by Sharon Creech! If you need a copy of the book, please come to the Children's Desk and check ...
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 for a Valentine story time including a puppet show, stories, rhymes, and songs!  All you need is love...and stories! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required. Please, only register for ONE day and time per week to allow oth...
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 for a Valentine story time including a puppet show, stories, rhymes, and songs!  All you need is love...and stories! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required. Please, only register for ONE day and time per week to allow oth...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
NAMI Ending the Silence for Parents and Caregivers is a 1-hour presentation for adults with middle or high school-aged youth that includes warning signs, facts and statistics, how to talk with your child and how to work with school staff. In addition...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

YA Not Club Read

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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 Adult Services Desk during library hours while supplies last.   For curbside service, please call 515-222-3403 and we would b...
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 for a Valentine story time including a puppet show, stories, rhymes, and songs!  All you need is love...and stories! For ages 2-6 w/adult. Registration required. Please, only register for ONE day and time per week to allow oth...