Central Library

Trivia Smackdown

Jun 18
Saturday 6:15 pm
The Des Moines Public Library Foundation will host the second annual Trivia Smackdown – so much fun you won’t know you’re at a fundraiser! The event will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 6:15 – 9:00 p.m. at the Central Library. The cost is $150 for teams of up to six members. Individual tickets are $20 to come and cheer for your team. There will be unique door prizes for all attendees and team prizes will be awarded.

Central Teen Summer Reading Volunteer Orientation

Central Library is looking for teen volunteers to help with this year's Summer Reading Program! Teen volunteers will help families register for the reading program, assist with children’s programs and help with various tasks.

Students ages 12-18 who want to volunteer at the Central Library during the Summer Reading Program (June 1 - July 16) must attend the Central Library's volunteer orientation. There are two meeting times available. Teens need only attend one.

Savory Afternoons with the Des Moines Social Club

Apr 27
Wednesday 11:00 am
Stay warm during the winter by indulging in tasty soups and great reads over the lunch hour. The Des Moines Social Club will be serving up a soup and a beverage for a suggested donation of $5 in the Café Gallery at the Central Library. Magazines and books will be available for browsing or checkout. Food ingredients are donated by Mercy Medical Center Food & Nutrition Services.


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