Adult Programs

Bringing Education and Seniors Together 


The Bringing Education and Seniors Together (B.E.S.T.) program consists of planning a day trip once a month to Iowa sights. The trip is targeted to people age 55+. Times will vary according to destination. Call the Library at 515-266-7815 for questions, to reserve your seat or add your name to the mailing list.

The bus will begin loading 30 minutes prior to the trip. If you are traveling on the trip, please sign in and pick up your name tag. Vehicles can be parked in the lot west of the library during the day trips.  Below is the trip remaining in 2018:
 
 September 20th            Le Claire, Iowa

Book Discussion Group

 
Each month, the group reads and discusses a book selected by the members. Books are obtained by the library for all who want to participate. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the library. Below is a list of the upcoming books the group will be discussing. Join us!
  
September 24th: "The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Grander, Newfoundland" 
 by Jim DeFede     Non-fiction

October 22nd: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane"
 by Lisa See     Fiction

November 26th: "Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free"
 by Hector Toban    Non-Fiction

December 17th: "Redbird Christmas"
 by Fanny Flagg     Non-Fiction


Available Education Programs


Many adult classes are offered at the Library through Des Moines Adult Ed. More information will be available on their website: Community Education or call 515-242-8521.