Homework Hideout

Need a quiet place to study? No space in your room to set up books? We’ve created a quiet space with Internet and limited free color printing, common school supplies and a community mentor to encourage students to create school work that they can be proud of! Open Monday-Thursday for students in grades 4-12.

Evening Bridge Club

Oct 22
Wednesday 6:00 pm
Meet at the Central Library to practice playing bridge on Wednesday evenings. Preregister. Call Troy for more details at 515-710-2319.

Red Flag Awareness

Oct 23
Thursday 9:00 am
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Children and Families of Iowa, Domestic Violence Services is bringing awareness to abusive and unhealthy relationships through the use of red flags. We are asking people to write warning signs of abusive and unhealthy relationships on red flags and displaying them at various places. Please stop by our booth from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on October 23rd to create a red flag of an abusive and unhealthy relationship and obtain information about domestic violence and our services.

Preschool Storytime

Oct 23
Thursday 10:15 am
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and participate in crafts and activities that build literacy skills and kindergarten-readiness skills. For preschoolers ages 3 - 6.

Homework Hideout

Need a quiet place to study? No space in your room to set up books? We’ve created a quiet space with Internet and limited free color printing, common school supplies and a community mentor to encourage students to create school work that they can be proud of! Open Monday-Thursday for students in grades 4-12.

Free Advice for Your Device

Oct 25
Saturday 10:00 am
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.

Furry Tales

Stop by the library to sign up for a ten minute slot to read a favorite story to therapy dog Scout. Sharing stories with Scout is a fantastic way to practice reading skills and make a furry friend at the same time.