Adult

The C-SPAN Bus Visits the Library

Sep 10
Monday 11:30 am
Come see the C-Span Bus as it visits Des Moines as part of its tour of 50 state capitals. C-SPAN is a private, not-for-profit company dedicated to making Congress and the U.S. government more open to the public. The public will learn about C-SPAN's in-depth public affairs coverage, discover C-SPAN's web offerings, including video that dates back to 1987, and more. There will also be interactive quizzes about the political process - a great way to test your knowledge!

Are You Ready to Vote?

Oct 20
Saturday 12:30 pm
The League of Women Voters of Metro Des Moines will be present to provide voter information and registration assistance. To qualify to register to vote in Iowa, you must be:
•A U.S. citizen,
•An Iowa resident, and
•At least 17 1/2 years old (must be 18 years old by election day to vote.)

Be sure to have either your Iowa driver's license number, non-operator's license number, or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number with you to pre-register to vote. Come and learn how you can be a part of this important process.

General Election Polling Place

Nov 6
Tuesday (All day)
The Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room is reserved as a Polk County General Election Polling Place. The Meeting Room will open to the public at 7:00 AM for voting. The Meeting Room will close to the public and voting will cease at 8:00 PM. Library services will not be available to the public from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Library services will be available to the public during normal operating hours: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Polling Place: General Election

Nov 6
Tuesday (All day)
The East Side Library Meeting Room is reserved as a Polk County City Election Polling Place. The Meeting Room doors will open to the public at 7:00 AM for voting. The Meeting Room doors will close to the public and voting will cease at 9:00 PM. Library services will not be available to the public from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Library services will be available to the public during normal operating hours: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Computer Basics: Using the Libby App Part 2

Oct 30
Tuesday 2:00 pm
Join us for a two part class to walk through how to use Overdrive’s new e-book/e-audiobook app LIBBY!
*You must be a resident of Des Moines with a valid DMPL card for access to Libby.
*Libby is available for Apple iOS 9+, Android 4.4+, and Windows 10.

Libby App Basics Part 1: Tuesday, Oct. 23
What is Libby and how does the app work? Learn about Libby basics including how to install the app and check out materials.

Libby App Basics Part 2: Tuesday, Oct. 30

Computer Basics: Using the Libby App Part 1

Oct 23
Tuesday 2:00 pm
Join us for a two part class to walk through how to use Overdrive’s new e-book/e-audiobook app LIBBY!
*You must be a resident of Des Moines with a valid DMPL card for access to Libby.
*Libby is available for Apple iOS 9+, Android 4.4+, and Windows 10.

Libby App Basics Part 1: Tuesday, Oct. 23
What is Libby and how does the app work? Learn about Libby basics including how to install the app and check out materials.

Libby App Basics Part 2: Tuesday, Oct. 30

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