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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, April 27, 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: PowerPoint Level 1

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn how to create a slide show presentation. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, April 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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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, May 04, 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, May 05, 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, May 06, 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, May 07, 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, May 11, 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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Happiness is an Inside Job

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Findings from research in Positive Psychology and Neuroscience demonstrate that positivity, gratitude, and kindness are good for our health and well-being! Rebecca Crichton, Executive Director of the Northwest Center for Creative Aging, will discuss tips and tools that can make us feel hopeful, happy and satisfied.

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Computer Class: Internet Basics

Des Moines Library

Thursday, May 14, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to browse the Internet, type web site addresses, understand basic Internet vocabulary, and use search engines. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse. quired.

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, May 14, 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, May 18, 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, May 19, 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, May 20, 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, May 20, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, May 21, 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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Computer Class: Excel Level 1

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn how to perform calculations using formulas, copy formulas with the fill handle and use Autosum for quick addition. Prerequisite: Ability to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Celebrate Older Americans Month: Inspiring Elders Film Series

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM

The Judge (Rated R)
Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall. Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. 141 minutes.

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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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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

Contact the library for book title.

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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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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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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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