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

Dec 3
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.

Preschool Storytime

Dec 4
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.

Kids Book Club

Join us after school for Kids Book Club at the East Side Library. Children in grades 3-5 are invited to read Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin. Copies of the book are available at the East Side Information Desk.

Mary Poppins Sneak Preview

Dec 6
Saturday 10:30 am

See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Mary Poppins. Join the Banks family as they welcome a new nanny who is "practically perfect in every way." Come and enjoy the performance and sign up to win free tickets to the play!