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Plan ahead: All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

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Books That Will Change Your Life: A Nonfiction Book Club: Gender Queer

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Registration for this event will close on September 11, 2024 @ 6:00pm.
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Join us for a monthly conversation around a life-changing nonfiction book.  Each month we’ll select a book that will change your perspective, give you new strategies for handling life’s challenges, or deepen your understanding of a topic.

This month we will be reading Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe.

Limited copies of the book will be available at the Central Library Pickup Window starting August 14, 2024.


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Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.


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