Saturday STEM

Sep 23
Saturday 11:00 am
Stop by for our monthly Saturday STEM program. This month we will experiment with ice globes, salt, and what happens when you add different colors. Join us for science and fun!

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 or call 515-283-4152 press 3. Space is limited.

Super Fun Sunday

Stop by Central Library every Sunday September-May to make a craft or do another fun activity. This is an unsupervised drop-in program located in the Children's area of the library. Parent/Guardian must accompany child. Program will be held during open hours or until supplies run out.

Comics Creators

Love Raina Telgemeier, superheroes, manga, graphic novels, and cartoons? Ready to let your artist flag fly? Then come to Comics Creators! We'll provide the paper and pens, you provide the creativity! For grades 4-12.

BYO Book

Hey teens! Do you love talking with your friends about the books you read? Do you want the inside scoop on new books at the library, including a chance to see books that aren’t on the shelves yet? Check out BYO Book! Each month we will meet to talk about what we’re reading and what’s new at the library. Get your to-read list ready! This program is open to teens in grades six through twelve.

Girls Who Code

Free after-school program for 6-12th grade girls to use computer science to impact their community and join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models. Preregistration required. Contact Jennifer Thomas at, or 515-248-6260.