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This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Life Around the Pond

1:30pm - 2:15pm
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program, Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join Jess Lancial, West Des Moines naturalist as we discover all the mysteries of the library pond. Please be sure to wear sunscreen and be ready to go outside! Shoes that can get wet and/or muddy are advised.

This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Life Around the Pond

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program, Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join Jess Lancial, West Des Moines naturalist as we discover all the mysteries of the library pond. Please be sure to wear sunscreen and be ready to go outside! Shoes that can get wet and/or muddy are advised.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Babies on the Move- Playtime!

10:00am - 11:00am
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us for a special playtime just for ages 1month-18 months. This program will offer multiple stations for active and sensory play. Crawl, roll, grab, explore- come play with us! Registration required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

WDM Writer's Group

10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:

This in-person group is open to aspiring authors of all experience levels. Each participant brings an approximately 1500-word excerpt of their work-in-progress to read aloud.

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 "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

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: 20
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)

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SJM Trivia: Throne of Glass

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

"You could rattle the stars," she whispered. "You could do anything, if only you dared." - Throne of Glass

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Final Friday Fiber Club

10:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Do you embroider, cross-stitch, crochet, or knit?

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 "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

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:

Frank Herbert's Dune series of novels inspired an entire cultural phenomenon covering two different movie adaptations, a TV series, and many other cultural products besides.

This event is in the "Babies" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Join us for a special outdoor playtime with water. Great for sensory exploration, fine motor development and open-ended play. Each baby/adult group will be provided materials to use. Please bring a blanket or towel.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

10:00am - 10:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

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 One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

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 One-on-One 

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 "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Tech One-on-One 

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.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:

The WDM Library is excited to be an exhibitor at the Valley Junction Farmers Market. Stop by our booth between 4:00 - 8:00 PM to get a balloon animal, learn about upcoming library programs, and even get a library card.