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From the Battlefront to the Homefront: Iowa Broadcasters Go to War

Mar 19
Tuesday 6:00 pm
Iowa broadcast historian Jeff Stein, a documentary producer, tells of the challenges the reporters faced in doing their jobs relaying information to a waiting audience and, at times, reassuring them of the safety of Iowans serving thousands of miles away. See segments featuring vintage broadcasts and interviews from WWII to the first Gulf War: a 50-year span. Made possible by a grant from Humanities Iowa.

Conversations & Coffee

Dec 4
Tuesday 12:30 pm
Do you want to practice your English skills? Looking to meet new people in your community? Join community members and English language learners alike at Forest Avenue Library and enjoy light refreshments and sparkling conversation! Activities are provided to prompt and encourage conversation. This program is open to all English speaking skill levels. For additional information please contact Dana Smith at desmith@dmpl.org.

An evening with Azeri-American, Sadagat Aliyeva, author of "We the Interwoven"

Dec 4
Tuesday 6:00 pm
Sadagat Aliyeva always had a burning desire for freedom. She was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, during the Soviet era of stagnation. Thirteen years ago, her family came to the United States and began a new life in Des Moines. She began writing stories, including mystical folktales. These stories changed her life after she was chosen to participate in the inaugural Bicultural Iowa Writers’ Fellowship.

Winter Watercolors: Greeting Cards with the Des Moines Art Center

Nov 30
Friday 4:00 pm
Discover the joys of watercolor painting and create cheery greeting cards for the holidays. An instructor from the Des Moines Art Center will provide watercolor tips and tricks, allowing you to fashion a wonderful winter scene. This program is for all skill levels, including beginners. It’s also for adults only. Registration is required. You may register by calling 283-4152, ext. 3 or by going to dmpl.org and finding this event on the events page.

Course to College

Drop in at the East Side Library for Course to College! Explore schools, apply for college, research scholarships, and submit your FAFSA using one of our laptops. Library card not necessary!

Vengan a la biblioteca de East Side Library para tu Curso a la Universidad! Explora escuelas, aplica para admision, haz busqueda de becas, o presenta tu FAFSA utilizando una de nuestras computadoras. Tarjeta de biblioteca no necesaria!

Course to College

Drop in at the East Side Library for Course to College! Explore schools, apply for college, research scholarships, and submit your FAFSA using one of our laptops. Library card not necessary!

Vengan a la biblioteca de East Side Library para tu Curso a la Universidad! Explora escuelas, aplica para admision, haz busqueda de becas, o presenta tu FAFSA utilizando una de nuestras computadoras. Tarjeta de biblioteca no necesaria!

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