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Undead Ball

Posted October 24, 2012 in Community Featured, Beaverdale

Calling all teenage zombies, vampires and monsters! Celebrate Halloween with games, food and DIY Halloween makeup. Costumes are optional, but online preregistration is required. Monday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m.

Afternoon Book Discussion
Monday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m.
Discuss the book “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka. Ask for a copy of the book at the information desk.

Booktalking – The Battle of the Books
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m.
Get a jump on the Battle of the Books with a discussion of the following three books from the Des Moines Public Schools list: “Dead End in Norvelt,” “On the Blue Comet” and “The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester.” Students age 8 and older may join in the fun activities, games and chat by preregistering.

Civic Engagement at the Library
Saturday, Nov. 10, 10 p.m.
Citizens will have the opportunity to discuss a specific public issue in a series of moderated forums on the second Saturday in November, January, February and March. To participate, please register at (Online Events Calendar), or call 515-283-4957. Limited to 25 registrants.

Evening Book Discussion
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Discuss the book “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern. A copy of the book may be obtained at the Information Desk.

‘I’m in It to Win It’ for tweens
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m.
Tweens will have a blast taking on 60-second challenges to win some fun prizes Ages 8 through 12. Preregister.

Furry Tales
Saturday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m.
Exercise your reading skills with Remmy, the therapy dog. Sign up at the Children’s Desk for a 10-minute slot and share a favorite story with a four-legged friend. Children’s Area Story Room.

Pizza and Pages: Teen Book Discussion
Monday, Nov. 19, 4 p.m.
Teens in grades eight through 12 are invited to join us for pizza and a discussion of the book “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher. Copies of the book will be available at the Information Desk.

BeTween the Lines: Tween Book Discussion
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 4 p.m.
We’ll have snacks and a craft to go along with the book’s theme. This month we will discuss “When You Reach Me” by Rebecca Stead.

Franklin Avenue Library
5000 Franklin Ave.
Mon. – Tues.:  10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursdays: Closed
Fridays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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