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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

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, October 27, 2014
5:00 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, October 30, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Computer Class: Microsoft Word Level 2

Des Moines Library

Monday, November 03, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to select and format text, set margins, align paragraphs and use the cut and paste function. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Word and experience creating and saving documents.

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, November 03, 2014
5:00 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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Chair Yoga: Finding Peace at Work

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Are you getting stressed at work? Are your shoulders and back aching all the time? This adaptive yoga class with Daniela Cawthorn will teach 12 easy poses that you can do at your work and in your chair.

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Computer Class: Microsoft Publisher

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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, November 06, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, November 10, 2014
5:00 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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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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Learn to Love Your eReader!

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 13, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 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, November 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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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, childrenÂ’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 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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Resume Rescue

Des Moines Library

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Get your resume in shape! Kymberly Loya, previously a Human Resources specialist, will describe the "do's and don'ts" of building a resume, advise you on how to get your resume read and help you refine your interview skills.

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Daytime Book Group

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1pm. Contact the library for book title.

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Des Moines Library Book Group

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Level 1

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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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Citizenship Class

Des Moines Library

Thursday, November 20, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, November 24, 2014
5:00 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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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 01, 2014
5:00 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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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 08, 2014
5:00 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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Friends of the Library Meeting

Des Moines Library

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 15, 2014
5:00 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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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 22, 2014
5:00 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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Talk Time Class

Des Moines Library

Monday, December 29, 2014
5:00 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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