DMPL and Des Moines Metro Opera Bookclub-A Thousand Acres

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Join Des Moines Public Library and the Des Moines Metro Opera for a special book club to discuss A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley!

We'll be joined by a special guest from the Des Moines Metro Opera to discuss their inspirations and methods for adapting Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize Winning novel.

This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the link and password to the Zoom meeting.   

After you register, copies can be picked up at the Central Library pick-up window starting Thursday, April 7, 2022, while supplies last. Books will only be given to those who are on the registration list (please wait until the day after you register to pick up your book to allow staff to update their list).

If you are new to Zoom, click here for basic instruction and tips. 

For more in-depth instruction, click here for Zoom support.  Feel free to join the meeting early if you want to test out Zoom and get comfortable before the program starts. 



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.