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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.
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Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Whether visiting other planets, viewing meteor showers or fixing alien spaceships, this interactive music and storytelling program teaches us about the differences between stars, moons, the planets of our solar system, and meteors, meteoroids, and me...
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Life Around the Pond

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program, Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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. For ages 5-12. Registration require...
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.

Life Around the Pond

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School-Age Children
Program Type: Program, Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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. For ages 5-12. Registration require...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School-Age Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School-Age Children
Program Type: Performer
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Join a Polk County Conservation Naturalist to discuss the fears and myths about these scaly critters people love to hate. Find out how reptiles smell, see, and move and even meet a live reptile! For ages 4-12, registration required.   &nbs...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The British Invasion!

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Performer
Event Details:
Please join us on Tuesday, July 9th at 6:30 pm for The British Invasion from Joey Leone and his band! The term “British Invasion” represented the fast paced rise to fame and popularity of UK based bands in the United States. The Beatles, The Rolli...
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: Performer
Event Details:
The Library is very happy to welcome Blues musician Ronley King! King is a guitar player and singer based out of Gowrie, Iowa and while he has played for many different types of acts, and brings a variety of musical influences to the table, his heart...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performer
Event Details:
Join us for a very special evening of jazz enjoyment and education. Jazz trio The Thankful Band will be here to swing you through different styles of jazz in this family-friendly music appreciation event. With lots of upbeat selections, this will be ...
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: Performer
Event Details:
The Library is very happy to welcome two great musicians, Matt Woods and Rob Lumbard, for a program on August 10th!  A seasoned performer of many local, regional and national venues, Matt has developed his own unique style whil...