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Tech Help with Teens

10:00am - 10:30am
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
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
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
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
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
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.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
This program for caregivers explains the communication changes that take place throughout the course of Alzheimer's disease, how to decode and respond to the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and strategies to connect...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Group Service Project (GSP)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: StoryRoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Are you looking for a few Silver Cord, Community Service, or other volunteer hours? The Library is looking for volunteers to help with a monthly group service project. We will perform a variety of tasks. No experience or training necessary!...
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: Preschool, School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Fire Prevention Week is right around the corner!  And, with cooler temperatures arriving, it’s a great time to learn about fire safety. The West Des Moines Fire Department will present a program with tips on fire safety for your home. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech One-on-One

1:30pm - 2:00pm
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 ...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to "read" a Cemetery

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Have you ever been in a cemetery and wondered about some of the people buried there? Curious about why there are obelisks in some cemeteries? Are you doing some genealogical research and aren’t sure about the meaning of some of the symbols you’re fin...
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 "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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
As part of our Literacy series, we welcome you to join us for a discussion of Genealogy Basics, presented by Kevin Spire. This presentation will provide an overview and guidance in researching your genealogy project.  We’ll look at the essential...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teen Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Are you in grades 6-12, and 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 tee...
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 get gross and make slime to creep out your friends and family! For ages 5-12, registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Waveland Golf Course in Des Moines celebrated 100 years in 2001, and is the oldest municipal golf course west of the Mississippi. Joe Wandro’s day job is designing and building golf courses around the country, and got inspired by playing on Waveland ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Southwoods Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 ...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
The Monarchs need our help!    Did you know that the migratory Monarch Butterfly was recently added to the endangered species list?  In recent years the monarch population has been declining rapidly, but there's stil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn how to fight fraud!

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Millie Knee Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Program
Event Details:
Do you sometimes wonder if an email request is legitimate? Does an insurance offer seem too good to be true? And how do you figure out what’s for real and what’s a scam? The Fraud Fighters are here to help! The Fraud Fighters from United Way are trai...