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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Create an email account, build a simple resume, and learn about the library catalog....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

East Side Book Discussion

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
We will be discussing Educated by Tara Westover. Coffee and treats will be served. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Leap Here: Facebook Social Media Marketing Workshop

December 16, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library Computer Lab
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Come learn more about how to build and grow a social media presence for your organization!!!  FREE - Social media marketing training for small businesses and non-profits. Get answers to questions such as: “How do I create a page?”, “What are ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations & Coffee

December 17, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
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 pro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

North Side Book Discussion

December 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us for lunch and a discussion about the books we have enjoyed this year. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

December 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Press...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

December 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Create an email account, build a simple resume, and learn about the library catalog....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Press...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

December 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Create an email account, build a simple resume, and learn about the library catalog....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Leap Here: Facebook Social Media Marketing Workshop

December 30, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library Computer Lab
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Come learn more about how to build and grow a social media presence for your organization!!!  FREE - Social media marketing training for small businesses and non-profits. Get answers to questions such as: “How do I create a page?”, “What are ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations & Coffee

December 31, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
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 pro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

January 2, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Pres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free Friday Flicks at Franklin - Game Night

January 3, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Max and Annie are a married couple and hyper-competitive game players who usually win the regularly scheduled game night parties among their group of friends. When Max's mysterious brother offers to host a murder mystery party, everything jumps ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit n' Stitch

January 4, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Spend a few hours with other crafters and work on your knit, crochet, or needle craft projects. Please bring your own supplies and projects with you. Snacks, beverages, and pleasant company provided. Please note: No formal instruction is provided....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Franklin Avenue Library Afternoon Book Discussion

January 6, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
We will discuss Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley. Copies of the book will be available at the Information Desk while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

January 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Receive one-on-one help with navigating the computer, using the mouse, and setting up an email account. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers' Workshop

January 6, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library Meeting Room 2
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us for an informal writers' workshop on the first* Monday of the month from 5-7 PM. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. If you would like to share your writing with the group, please attach th...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

Central Parking

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations & Coffee

January 7, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
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 pro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

January 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Pres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Create a Vision Board

January 10, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
South Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Set your intentions for 2020 by making a vision board. A vision board is a place to display images that represent what you want to be, do, or have in life. They are a great reminder to work towards your goals for the coming y...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

January 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Receive one-on-one help with navigating the computer, using the mouse, and setting up an email account. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations & Coffee

January 14, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
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 pro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Franklin Evening Book Discussion

January 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
We will discuss Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon. Copies of the book will be available at the Information Desk while supplies last. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spark Stories

January 15, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Library Meeting Room 1
Registration
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Join us over the lunch hour and meet Jacki & Joe Stevens, founders of Joppa, a Des Moines organization which sends volunteers to visit people living under bridges, in tents, in vehicles and recently off the stre...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

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.

Central Parking

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.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the Forest Avenue Library

January 15, 2020
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Forest Avenue Library Conference Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
Join us from 4:30-5:45 PM for the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

January 16, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Pres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the North Side Library meeting

January 21, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
Join us for our Friends of the North Side Library meeting. New members welcome.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.