Franklin Avenue Library

Fancy Nancy the Musical Sneak Preview

See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Fancy Nancy the Musical. Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. She loves her frilly bedroom, her lace-trimmed socks, and will take any chance she gets to show-off her fancy French! Adapted from the bestselling book series by Jane O’Connor, Fancy Nancy will warm your hearts with SPARKLE! Come and enjoy the performance and register to win free tickets to the play!

Songs of the Season, Performed by Des Moines Camerata

Dec 13
Tuesday 6:30 pm
Des Moines Camerata is a chamber group mainly focusing on music from the Renaissance under the direction of Mark Woodcock. Now in its second season, the choir is comprised of eleven young professionals in the Des Moines area who work in a variety of fields from actuarial science to music education. The repertoire for this concert will include a collection of choral works from the English Renaissance paired with seasonal songs from the choir and soloists.

Free Advice for Your Device

May 23
Tuesday 12:30 pm
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.

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