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Author Talks: Liz Moore (VIRTUAL)

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for an evening with New York Times Bestselling author Liz Moore as she discusses her international bestseller, Long Bright River, and her other works.  The novel takes place in Philadelphia, where Moore has lived for a decad...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Discussion

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Book Club, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room BC
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This month's selection: The Maid, by Nita Prose. Books available at the circulation desk beginning July 13. Registration recommended. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The History of Blues in America with Joey Leone

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Guitarist and music historian Joey Leone presents a one hour program covering the history, influence and social impact of American blues music through songs, stories and historical facts. Joey highlights the influence of blues on virtually all styles...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters to work on projects and get tips with other creative people. All crafts are welcome, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, paper crafts and so on. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Bridge

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Details:
What is fun, stimulating, and a great way to meet new friends?  If you are new to the game or a little rusty after years without a fourth, this is the perfect place for you. Partners are not necessary. There is place at the table for you. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring @ Uptown Garage Brewing Co.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Crafts, Program
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Event Details:
Join us at Uptown Garage Brewing Company for a fun night of coloring. We will provide the coloring sheets, the colored pencils and sharpeners.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Crafts, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters to work on projects and get tips with other creative people. All crafts are welcome, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, paper crafts and so on. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Rummikub

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Experienced rummikub players are invited to come and play! Rummikub a tile-based game for two to four players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mah jong. Come and show off your expertise. To be held the third Thursday of each month. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening Book Discussion

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book Club, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
This month's selection: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, by Phaedra Patrick. Books available at the circulation desk beginning July 21. Registration Recommended. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Cribbage

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Bring your favorite cribbage board or use one of ours. Come for the fun! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Talks: Michele Harper (VIRTUAL)

8:00pm - 9:00pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Michele Harper is a female African American emergency room physician in an overwhelmingly male and white profession. Brought up in Washington, D.C., in a complicated family, she went to Harvard, where she met her husband. They stayed together through...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tapping 101

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Program, Special Events
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events
Event Details:
Tapping, also known as EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), is a powerful stress relief technique. The basic Tapping technique requires you to focus on a negative emotion at hand. While maintaining your mental focus on this issue, you use your fingerti...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Talks: Liz Wiseman (VIRTUAL)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us as we sit down in conversation with Liz Wiseman, New York Times Best Selling author, researcher, and executive adviser. Liz will talk about her latest book, Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger and Multiply Your Impact, ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Games, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace: Full Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Talks: Dr. Michele Borba (VIRTUAL)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Program, Special Events, Virtual
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off-Site
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Program, Special Events, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us in conversation with bestselling author and expert in child development, Dr. Michele Borba, as she discusses her book, Thrivers: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Thrive. Data shows that today’s youth are the loneli...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft & Chat

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crafts, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Program
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters to work on projects and get tips with other creative people. All crafts are welcome, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, paper crafts and so on. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace: Full Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Cribbage

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Bring your favorite cribbage board or use one of ours. Come for the fun! ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Gaming

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Looking for a place to meet friends for some friendly games? Bring your favorite card game or board game to the library, or play some of ours!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Gaming

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Games, Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Looking for a place to meet friends for some friendly games? Bring your favorite card game or board game to the library, or play some of ours!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Chess

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games, Program
Library Branch: Ankeny Kirkendall Public Library
Room: Makerspace: Full Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Program
Event Details:
The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess in Ankeny by bringing players of all ages and skill levels together at the library for a relaxing and informal evening of chess. Bring your own board or use one of ours.  ...