New York Times Bestselling Author Tracey Garvis Graves will be signing copies of On the Island, Every Time I Think of You, and Cherish.
Acclaimed author Jess Row reads from his new novel, ‘Your Face in Mine’, a poignant and provocative story of identity, race, and the search for belonging in the face of globalization. A discussion with the author will follow the reading. … More
Mr. Lemay is a Canadian artist who will be talking about still-life using his original piece, Twenty-Two-Books, which is part of the Graceland fine arts collection. www.robertlemay.com His talk will be held in the Shaw Center, Carol Hall, and is … More
Veteran journalists Larry Cotlar (sports radio personality, Cumulus Media, Drake University), Janette Larkin (Business Publications Corporation publisher), Rekha Basu (Des Moines Register columnist), Dave Busiek (KCCI News Director) and Rob Dillard (Iowa Public Radio programming host) will discuss the changing … More
The Des Moines Rotary Club in partnership with the Central Library, will host fifth-grade students from area elementary to spend the day learning all about books. By invitation only.
Kate Lebo is a writer, teacher and baker. She recently released her first cookbook, Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter. She was raised in the Pacific Northwest by Iowans and has judged the Iowa State Fair Pie Contest, … More
Des Moines native and best-selling author John Shors will discuss his novels, including Beneath a Marble Sky, a historical fiction book about the building of the Taj Mahal, and Temple of a Thousand Faces, which brings to life the legendary … More
Spoken word performance, slam poetry readings by local high school and college students. $5 admission. Movement 515 is a creative writing community where, once a week, students and teachers come together to write spoken word, performance poetry. Attempting to slow … More
5 to 5:45 p.m. – El Bait Shop, Maureen Ogle, In Meat We Trust 6 to 6:45 p.m. – High Life Lounge, Dave Price, Caucus Chaos 7 to 7:45 p.m. – El Bait Shop, J. Wilson, Iowa Pints 8 to … More