Teens in 6th through 12th grade can come and volunteer their time to help out with various library projects. Please stop by the library for an application form and have it signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first meeting.

Writers' Workshop

May 11
Monday 5:00 pm
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 Two. Preregister.

Urban Landscaping with Iowa Native Plants

May 11
Monday 6:30 pm
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.

Computer Basics for Job Searchers

May 12
Tuesday 9:30 am
Need help with your job search? Come to the Central Library for a computer basics class, hosted by the Goodwill Career Connection Center. Topics include computer basics like mouse use, navigation and keyboarding; advanced skills like email and Internet job searches.

Conversations & Coffee

May 12
Tuesday 12:30 pm
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 Ashley Molzen at armolzen@dmpl.org.

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.