Crafternoon

Stop by the children's area at Central Library to explore, create, and play! This is an unstaffed program where activities are self-led. Parent/Guardian must be present with child, and supplies may be limited.

Mother Goose on the Loose

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies' and toddler's foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement. Following the program we will have open play available.

Lunch Hour Yoga at the Library

Jan 22
Tuesday 12:15 pm
Join us for a 45 minute yoga session with instructor Shelby Kruse. This class is designed for all levels, whether you have been doing yoga for years, or just want to see if it is right for you. Bring your mat and meet us in the library's west wing on the 2nd floor.

Conversations & Coffee

Jan 22
Tuesday 12:30 pm
Do you want to practice your English skills? Looking to meet new people in your community? Join community members and English language learners alike at Forest Avenue Library and enjoy light refreshments and sparkling conversation! Activities are provided to prompt and encourage conversation. This program is open to all English speaking skill levels. For additional information please contact Dana Smith at desmith@dmpl.org.

Digital Literacy Class

Jan 22
Tuesday 2:00 pm
Taught by the Evelyn K. Davis Center, these classes are to help increase your competency for computer use.
The basic classes cover basic computer use, internet usage, cyber security, online job applications, and other topics as needed.
The advanced classes cover advanced computer use, cloud saving, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, along with topics involving the deep web and social media.
Basic classes: Every Tuesday January 8-February 5
Advanced classes: Every Tuesday February 12-March 12

Japanese Cooking Basics

Jan 22
Tuesday 6:30 pm

The Japan America Society of Iowa returns to the Franklin Avenue Library to help you try your hand on Japanese cooking. Instructors will demonstrate how to make okonomiyaki, a savory Japanese pancake. After that, they’ll help attendees prepare homemade gyoza, a skillet cooked dumpling. Registration is required. Our class last August was popular, so this program will likely fill up fast. Register by calling 283-4152 ext. 3 or by going to dmpl.org and finding this event on the events page.