Special Event

Pete the Cat Visits the Library

Come hang out with Pete the Cat! Everyone’s favorite feline will be visiting the library all week long. We’ll have special storytimes with groovy stories, rhymes, songs, and much more! After each storytime, Pete will be chilling out, taking pictures with kids and families. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, October 1, 4:00 PM, South Side Library
Monday, October 1, 6:30 PM, South Side Library
Tuesday, October 2, 4:00 PM, Franklin Avenue Library
Tuesday, October 2, 6:30 PM, Central Library
Wednesday, October 3, 10:15 AM, Forest Avenue Library

Lunch Hour Yoga at the Library

Sep 25
Tuesday 12:15 pm
Join us for a 45 minute yoga session with instructor Shelby Kruse. This class is designed for all levels, whether you have been doing yoga for years, or just want to see if it is right for you. Bring your mat and meet us in the library's west wing on the 2nd floor.

Registration and submission of a liability waiver are required for participation in this event. The waiver can be filled out here: https://www.shelbykruse.com/dmpl-waiver

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70th Anniversary

Seventy years ago, December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document promising all people freedom of speech, of worship, from want, and from fear. Debra L. DeLaet, Professor of Political Science, Drake University will give an overview of the Declaration, its influence on international human rights law, and ways everyday citizens can advance the cause of these rights.

Zombie Makers

Revive your old toys – by turning them into the undead! Come to the East Side Library's fourth annual Zombie Maker event! We'll have plenty of supplies to help you turn your old stuffed animals, action figures, toys, dolls, and more into creatures of the night. As the program winds down, we'll be voting on our favorite freaky Frankenstein-y knickknacks and handing out prizes. Feel free to wear a costume so you can head straight out to Beggars' Night!

Spirits Among Us

Oct 24
Wednesday 6:30 pm

Josh Heard has always had an interest in the spooky and supernatural. The author and filmmaker will present evidence and theories about mysterious happenings drawn from his research over the years. Much of that research comes from his experience co-owning the Malvern Manor in Malvern, IA – a haunted location south of Council Bluffs. This program may not be appropriate for children.

May not be suitable for children.

For more about Josh Heard visit http://www.joshheard.net/.

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