Writers' Workshop: Guest Speaker Hannah Trebec

Aug 4
Monday 5:00 pm

Join the members of the Writers' Workshop to hear Hannah's story of her personal experience living in the second residence next to the Berlin Wall. The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be in November of this year. She will have copies of her book, Double Cover Up, for sale following her presentation.

Iowa International Center

Aug 5
Tuesday 12:00 pm
Thanks to generous support from DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred as well as Drake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Public Library, the Iowa International Center is proud to present this series of monthly forums. For more information about the series, visit: www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.

Conversations & Coffee

Aug 5
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.


Teens 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.

Baby Rhyme Time

Aug 6
Wednesday 10:15 am
Babies from newborns to 18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, nursery rhymes, bouncing activities, and songs. Parents will learn to interact with their babies through play activities and interact with other parents.