Adult

Conversations & Coffee

Oct 31
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.

Conversations & Coffee

Oct 24
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.

Conversations & Coffee

Oct 17
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.

Watercolor Painting with the Des Moines Art Center

Oct 14
Saturday 10:00 am
Registration for this event is full. Please call to be placed on the waiting list.

Experience the joy of transparent colors and soft textures! Start on your watercolor painting journey with help from the Des Moines Art Center. An instructor from the Des Moines Art Center will present the basics of this beautiful and relaxing medium. The Art Center offers ongoing classes and this introduction is a fun, free way to see if you are interested in learning more!

Computer Basics for Seniors

Oct 6
Friday 2:30 pm
Have fun discovering what you can do once you learn the computer basics. This series of informal classes will provide a laptop for you to use during the workshop. We will explore various uses for the computer in this five week workshop. Class size is limited to eight. Please preregister by calling 515-283-4152 press 3 or stop by the library and we will help you preregister online.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 18
Monday 10:30 am
Join us at the South Side Library for a Tai Chi class with instructor Paul Black. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movement.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 4
Monday 10:30 am
Join us at the South Side Library for a Tai Chi class with instructor Paul Black. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movement.

Iowa Author Fair

Oct 8
Sunday 1:00 pm
Always on the lookout for an interesting read? Discover new writers at the Iowa Author Fair. 20 authors from across the state will be in the Central Library meeting room wing for this popular annual event. There will be fiction, nonfiction, and children’s authors – all of whom will be selling books and discussing their works with the public. Enjoy snacks, door prizes, and great conversation during the open house. There’s no charge to attend – come support local authors during the Iowa Author Fair! You can view a full list of the authors at dmpl.org/iowa-author-fair.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Dec 2
Saturday 10:30 am
Join us for a Tai Chi class with instructor Jan Bennett. Specializing in arthritis and falls prevention, this class can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation"; as participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, every day concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.

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