Protect your personal information with document destruction. Come to the East Side Library Parking Lot, 2559 Hubbell Avenue, for on-site shredding services sponsored by Info Dog Security. Please limit 2 boxes per person.
It's Money Smart Week! Join Carolyn Steckelberg from Polk County Extension and learn to develop a spending plan, plan for occasional expenses, create at least one financial goal and more. We'll also learn about smart meal planning and grocery shopping. Space is limited, so please preregister online at www.dmpl.org/events, or call 515-283-4152.
It's Money Smart Week! Join Mary Krisco, from Polk County Extension, and learn about using a slow cooker safely, adapting regular recipes to a slow cooker, and choosing healthy slow cooker recipes. No food will be prepared during the program, but we will get to sample some slow cooker chili! Healthy Slow Cooker Recipe booklets will also be available for purchase. Space is limited, so please preregister online at www.dmpl.org/events, or call 515-283-4152.
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. Meeting Room One. Preregister.
Mandi Arthur-Struss, costume designer and cosplay enthusiast, will share her experience and enthusiasm for CosPlay. What is CosPlay? It is wearing a costume based on a character from a movie, book, or video game. Mandi will share cosplay history, techniques, and construction tips. Join her in Meeting Room 3 at 5:30.
Sean Eike, local art educator and illustrator, will provide insight into the influence of literature on comic book writing and art. Would Superman exist if Tarzan and Princess of Mars had never been written? Join Sean in Meeting Room 3 at 4:00 and find out!
Nancy Trask will present historical slides about the Monuments Men, focusing on George Stout, who was born and raised in Winterset, Iowa. George Clooneys character in The Monuments Men movie was based on Stout, although the character was named Frank Stokes for the sake of artistic license.
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register.
English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. This program is open to all levels of English speakers and activities will be provided to prompt and encourage conversation. For additional information please contact Jon Hobbs at email@example.com.
Want to landscape your yard with beautiful native plants and flowers? Join special guest and Iowa native plant expert Inger Lamb to learn how. She'll show you where to begin, what to think about, and where to find native plants to start your own beautiful urban landscape. Meeting Room One.