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Meditation for Optimum Well Being

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. Please join Ajili Hodari, Esq. who has been ...

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Computer Class: Email Basics

Des Moines Library

Thursday, September 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn basic email vocabulary. Create an email account if necessary, compose and send messages, explore address book/contacts, send attachments. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse and keyboard, basic understanding of the Internet.

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Citizenship Classes

Des Moines Library

Thursday, September 18, 2014
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, September 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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From Powerless to Empowered: Five Secrets to Taking Charge of Your Eye Health

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Refusing to accept that there was no hope or cure for her degenerative eye disease and that she would soon be completely blind, author Ingrid Ricks decided to take charge of her eye health through a holistic approach that integrates naturopathy and Chinese medicine. Ricks will share her journey from victim to eye health ...

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One-on-One Computer Help

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Do you have questions about basic Internet searches, how to set up an email account or use Microsoft Office products?

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Des Moines Library Book Group

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact the library for book title.

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Citizenship Classes

Des Moines Library

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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, September 29, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, October 02, 2014
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, October 06, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Friends of the Library Meeting

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Friends support the library and its programs. New members are always welcome. Join us!

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Learn to Love Your eReader!

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 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, October 09, 2014
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, October 13, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Computer Class: One-on-One Computer Help

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Do you have questions about basic Internet searches, how to set up an email account or use Microsoft Office products?

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Daytime Book Group

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Philomena by Martin Sixsmith
A new daytime book group is starting this month! The group will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm.

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So You’d Like to Try Sea Kayaking?

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Come for an introductory discussion about Sea Kayaking. Discover how to safely participate in the sport, the equipment requirements, and hear an overview of the risks and rewards.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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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Computer Class: Microsoft Word Level 1

Des Moines Library

Monday, October 20, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn basic skills for entering, correcting and revising text. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, October 20, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Vegucated

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy, Vegucated follows three meat and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Lured by tales of weight lost and health regained, they begin to uncover the hidden sides of animal agriculture that make them wonder whether solutions offered i...

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Des Moines Library Book Group

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact the library for book title.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, October 23, 2014
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, October 27, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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, November 03, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 06, 2014
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, November 10, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Beginning Belly dance

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Move it! Shake it! Shimmy shimmy shimmy! Come learn some basic bellydance moves with Shay Moore of Deep Roots Dance. All ages, genders, sizes, shapes and dance ability welcome.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 13, 2014
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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STARS: Fabulous Felt Board Fun!

Des Moines Library

Sunday, November 16, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Discover how to combine music, children’s books and felt board learning activities to enrich your early childhood classroom. Please bring fabric scissors, other supplies will be provided. Provides two credit hours in Curriculum and Learning Environments.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, November 17, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 20, 2014
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, November 24, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 01, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 08, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.

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Friends of the Library Meeting

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Friends support the library and its programs. New members are always welcome. Join us!

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