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Citizenship Application Help

Des Moines Library

Thursday, May 28, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help filling out the N-400 Naturalization Application for U.S. Citizenship. The service is free, but space is limited.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, June 01, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? The library is here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Learn to Love Your eReader!

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, June 03, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Find out how to use your eReader to access thousands of free library books.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, June 04, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, June 08, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Computer Class: Excel Level 2

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, June 09, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn how to set up absolute cell references to copy formulas correctly. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Excel and experience creating and saving spreadsheets.

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Friends of the Library Meeting

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Friends support the library through fundraising, volunteerism and sponsorship of programs and services. New members are always welcome. Join us!

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Computer Class: Computer Basics

Des Moines Library

Thursday, June 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Practice the skills necessary for using a computer including using the mouse, selecting items and text, arranging windows, browsing the Internet and library catalog.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, June 11, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, June 15, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? We’re here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Daytime Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A new daytime book group has started! The group will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm.
Contact the library for book title.

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Evening Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, June 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, June 22, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Computer Class: Publisher 1

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn the basics of using desktop publishing to create fliers, greeting cards, brochures and other documents. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, June 25, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, June 29, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Learn to Love Your eReader!

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, July 01, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Find out how to use your eReader to access thousands of free library books.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 02, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? The library is here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Computer Class: Gmail Basics

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 09, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Practice the skills necessary for using a computer including using the mouse, selecting items and text, arranging windows, browsing the Internet and library catalog.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 09, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Daytime Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A new daytime book group has started! The group will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm.
Contact the library for book title.

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Evening Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact the library for book title.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? We’re here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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The Artist’s Way Gifts

Des Moines Library

Saturday, July 25, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron is an international bestseller on the subject of creativity. Whether you’re an artist or not, this book can help you tap into your creative side to benefit you personally and professionally. Kate Gavigan, social services trainer, will discuss key tools and how to take small ...

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, July 30, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, August 04, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? The library is here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Learn to Love Your eReader!

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, August 05, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Find out how to use your eReader to access thousands of free library books.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, August 06, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, August 13, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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Job Readiness Program

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you need help starting the online job application process? We’re here to help you get a free email account, start a résumé, start an online job search, or navigate the job application process! Librarians are available to provide one-on-one assistance on a drop-in, first come, first served basis.

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Daytime Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A new daytime book group has started! The group will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm.
Contact the library for book title.

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Evening Book Club

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact the library for book title.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, August 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get help with the Citizenship interview process, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English and practicing your interview skills.

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