Historian Jack Lufkin will talk about the Iowa presence in the First World War on the eve of the hundredth anniversary of the United States' entry into that conflict. Lufkin, a former state historian, is now curator at the Fort Des Moines Museum.
Franklin Avenue Library
Do you love everything Minecraft? If you do, you should join us for another round of Minecraft Bingo! Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Robert Downey, Jr. debuted as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London sleuth in this 2009 film, also starring Jude Law as his friend and sidekick Dr. John Watson. Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, and Eddie Marsan also starred for director Guy Ritchie.
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!
See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Holes. Based on the award-winning book by Louis Sachar, Holes tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, who continues his family’s curse of bad luck and finds himself at Camp Green Lake. Come and enjoy the performance and register to win free tickets to the play!