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Fresh.Local.Global: An Iowa Culinary Experience

Sep 23
Saturday 2:00 pm
Meet Chef Vee as she shares her culinary experience with the audience. A special event featuring locally harvested Barramundi fish, juicy farm fresh tomatoes, and creamy Iowa sweet corn. Come join us on this delectable culinary journey around the world right here in Iowa. Preregister at www.dmpl.org or call 515-283-4152 press 3. Space is limited.

Iowa and Kosovo: The Importance of Partnerships in State Building

Nov 7
Tuesday 6:00 pm
Meet Consul General Xhavit Gashi, currently appointed at the Consulate of the Republic of Kosovo in Des Moines, Iowa. Consul General Gashi served as the first ever Kosovo Security Force Attaché to the United States. He retired from the Military as Brigadier General after completing almost twenty years of service. Iowa shares a special relationship with the Balkan Country, including a National Guard Partnership. Consul General Gashi will talk about the establishment and future of Kosovo. Space is limited, please preregister at www.dmpl.org or call 515-283-4152 press 3.

Iowa's Most Haunted Locations

Oct 25
Wednesday 6:30 pm

From the Cursed Angel of Council Bluffs to the Hanging Ghost of Davenport, there is no region of Iowa without its own unexplained mystery. Join us at the South Side Library to learn about the state’s most haunted locations! Paranormal investigator Chad Lewis has traveled across the world to seek out the paranormal, including extensively in the Midwest. His unique presentation includes photos, case histories, eyewitness accounts, ghost lore, and even directions to the locations so you can check them out yourself!

FAFSA Ready Iowa

Oct 22
Sunday 1:00 pm
Begin the process of applying for college! Come to the library and receive help filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Ready Iowa provides trained volunteers that give free, on-site assistance in filling out the FAFSA form. The FAFSA form, required in order to determine eligibility for student financial aid, is often considered complicated and intimidating. These volunteers make it easier for high school seniors and their families, setting them up for post-high school success. No appointment necessary – come anytime while our volunteers are here!

FAFSA Ready Iowa

Begin the process of applying for college! Come to the library and receive help filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Ready Iowa provides trained volunteers that give free, on-site assistance in filling out the FAFSA form. The FAFSA form, required in order to determine eligibility for student financial aid, is often considered complicated and intimidating. These volunteers make it easier for high school seniors and their families, setting them up for post-high school success. No appointment necessary – come anytime while our volunteers are here!

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Oct 3
Tuesday 6:00 pm

More than 200,000 people died in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, at the end of World War II. These cities have been rebuilt, but the impact is not forgotten. Pa Vang Goldbeck will share her experience of a recent visit to Hiroshima during this program at the North Side Library. Goldbeck’s two-week visit came as part the Mayors for Peace organization. Des Moines mayor Frank Cownie is the lead U.S. mayor for Mayors for Peace, which dedicates itself to world peace and a nuclear-free world.

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