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CANCELLED - DMPL Virtual Teen Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Cancelled
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for this meeting of the DMPL Teen Book Club where will be discussing American Street by AVID author, Ibi Zoboi. This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Chefs: All Things Pizza with Natural Grocers

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Calling all pizza lovers! What if you have a pizza craving, but no pizza? Natural Grocers has ideas to support your pizza habit. Let's join forces and make pizza and pizza-like snacks! By definition pizza is made of dough, tomato sauce, cheese, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

3-D Printing Basics 5: Bobbleheads (CLASS A)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn how to design your own 3-D Prints!  This class will cover designing a Minecraft bobblehead using a spring   Each round of classes consists of 5 projects that build on each other to grow your computer assisted design knowledge.&n...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us in the Battle Arena! Ages 10-18 can participate in this event if you have a Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. Registrants will be emailed instructio...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual VolunTeens

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual VolunTeens on Zoom, where you'll work with our Youth Librarians to help accomplish library goals, all while gaining resume-worthy skills and making new connections! Virtual VolunTeens is a regular, once-a-month meet...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spark Stories: Monika Owczarski

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Monika Owczarski is an accidental farmer. She grew up in central Iowa and she is a first generation farmer. She has no history or formal training in farming, and used to be a social worker. Monika worked with the Parks and Rec Department to tran...

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Lesson 2 of the 3-D-printing Basics (Class C) program is all about figure building. We'll learn how to combine and connect shapes in Tinkercad in order to create a simple animal figurine. We'll create our figurines together in class, t...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for a Mario Kart tournament for ages 10-18. You can participate in this event if you have a Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Mario Kart 8. The day of the tournament, log onto Mario Kart 8 on your Switch ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us and the National Alliance on Mental Illness to learn about the importance of mental health. This introductory program will shed light on various aspects of mental health conditions, including why mental health is as import...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spark Stories: Kevin Williamson

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Kevin Williamson created the “Des Moines, How can we help you?” Facebook group in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A year later, the group includes over 17,000 members who have been supporting each other through this difficult t...

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us in the Battle Arena! Ages 10-18 can participate in this event if you have a Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. Registrants will be emailed instructio...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual VolunTeens

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for Virtual VolunTeens on Zoom, where you'll work with our Youth Librarians to help accomplish library goals, all while gaining resume-worthy skills and making new connections! Virtual VolunTeens is a regular, once-a-month meet...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Natural Landscaping at the Franklin Avenue Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Franklin Avenue Outdoor Program
Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Outdoor Program
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Joel Van Roekel, supervisor of environmental education for Des Moines Parts and Recreation, will speak about the native plant species and the benefits they provide in the natural landscape that surrounds the Franklin Avenue Library. This is an o...