Learn more at dmpl.org/events.
Monday, February 22
Nintendo Switch Teen Tournament: Mario Kart 8*
4:00 PM | Ages 10-18 | Nintendo Switch Online
Join us for a Mario Kart 8 tournament! You must have a Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Mario Kart 8. Registrants will be emailed the passcode to access the tournament once registration is reviewed by library staff.
Spark Stories: Daila Kyi
6:30 PM | All ages | Facebook
Hear the “spark” that shaped Daila Kyi’s community engagement. Kyi is a Family Focus Program Manager with Ethnic Minorities from Burma Advocacy and Resources Center and a Community Researcher with the Crime Victim Assistance Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Iowa.
Tuesday, February 23
DMPL Virtual Book Club*
6:30 PM | Adults | Zoom
This month, we’re discussing Woman 99 by Greer Macallister, an Iowa native.
Wednesday, February 24
AViD Presents: Robert Kolker*
7:00 PM | All Ages | Zoom
Award-winning journalist and author Robert Kolker will discuss his critically acclaimed nonfiction book Hidden Valley Road, about a family where six of twelve children were diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Thursday, February 25
Teen Six-Word Stories Writing Lab*
4:00 PM | Teens | Zoom
Can you tell a story in six words? Give it your best shot at a writing meetup, where we'll learn about what six-word stories are and where they came from, then practice creating them together!
DSM Book Festival Book Club*
7:00 PM | Adults | Zoom
The Des Moines Public Library is partnering with the DSM Book Festival's DSM Book Club to cohost its online book discussion. This month, we’re discussing The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi.
Friday, February 26
10:15 AM | Ages 2-6 | Facebook
Bring your imagination and join Miss Donna as we read books, sing and move our bodies in this playful story time about the world we live in.
*Registration required. Register at dmpl.org/events.