TV producer Chip Duncan will discuss his upcoming television series, “The Reagan Presidency,” Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room wing.
The series will appear on Iowa Public Television. Research unearthed many things never seen or heard in previous documentaries, including Secret Service audio from the minutes following the 1981 assassination attempt on Reagan’s life and videotape recordings of the president’s weekly radio addresses.
Monday, Nov. 5, 5 p.m., Meeting Room One
Join us for an informal writers’ workshop. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. Preregister at dmpl.org or 283-4152.
Literacy in a Different Way
Monday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m., Study Room 1
Read a good book lately? Join us for a lively and fascinating discussion. Preregister at dmpl.org or 283-4152.
Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m., Café Gallery
Join us for a fun and challenging game. Preregister at dmpl.org or 283-4152.
Crafternoon Hangout — Slime, Putty and Bouncy Balls
Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 2:30 p.m.
Teens will get their hands dirty as they create icky and wonderful creations.
Downtown Demonstrations – How to be Stress Free
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2:30 p.m.
Teens will learn yoga poses, breathing techniques, and make stress balls.
Teen Book Club
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Boring name, right? That’s because the members of this new club vote on a name, choose what to read and decide how they will discuss.
Wednesday, Nov. 7. 2:30 p.m., Story Hour Room
Elementary school children are invited to enjoy the story Turkey Trouble and make a turkey craft.
Booktalking the Battle of the Books
Thursday, Nov. 15. 4 p.m., Meeting Room One
This month we will discuss Mr. Terupt and The Reinvention of Edison Thomas.
The Des Moines Public Library will be closed Nov. 11 and 12 for Veterans Day and Nov. 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving.
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