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Adult Winter Reading Program

Despite the recent warm-ish weather, it is, in fact, winter. And, although February is the shortest month of the year, it sometimes seems to last forever. To help you get through the month, the Des Moines Public Library is going to celebrate the season with a Winter Reading Program!

Piano Rock: From Elton John to Jack's Mannequin

The piano was a commonly used instrument in the days of rock and roll. When musicians started upping the volume, the result was rock, which favored electronic keyboards over the traditional piano. Nevertheless, Elton John and Billy Joel showed what could be done with a rockin' attitude and a baby grand. Although few followed their lead intially, since the nineties, a number of musicians have chosen the classic instrument over its electronic offspring.

In the Stacks

In the Stacks is a great way to find good books that you might not know about or haven't had a chance to read yet. These are books that are currently available in the Des Moines Public Library, meaning you could take one home today!

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