Great Americana Book Club

Oct 2
Tuesday 5:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of bestselling books from a variety of genres. Enjoy good conversation and take advantage of Americana's great weeknight specials. This month's book is I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara. Copies are available at the Central Library Circulation Desk while supplies last as well as in eBook and eAudiobook at

The book club meets at Americana, located on 1312 Locust Street.

African American History of Des Moines' North Side

Sep 8
Saturday 2:00 pm

Hal Chase, a Humanities Iowa Speaker, will highlight major events in Iowa’s African American history, emphasizing the African American history of the Highland Park/North High School area. The audience is encouraged to bring their stories, scrapbooks and family albums to the presentation and share their content. This program is made possible by a grant from Humanities Iowa.


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