The Library will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.

Iowa Beer Tasting

Event Description:

Learn about the history and a bit of the science of brewing in Iowa in the 101-style class with Kelsey Seay of the Iowa Brewers Guild. Taste along with us as we discover some classic Iowa winners and (hopefully) your new favorites! Class will include a number of beer samples and munchies. Must be 21 to attend. RSVP's required.
Kelsey Seay is a Des Moines native and a life-long Midwesterner. Kelsey is the Associate Director of the Iowa Brewers Guild helping to promote, protect, and foster growth in the Iowa brewing community. She has taught a number of classes on both wine and beer, is a first level Sommelier and Cicerone, and won the title of Des Moines Winefests Iron Somm in February of 2017.


Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: East Meeting Room (1/2 of Large), West Meeting Room (1/2 of Large)
Registration is required for this event Registration is now CLOSED.

5k For Karen

This family-friendly spring road run held in honor of Karen Coaldrake is administered by the Johnston Public Library Foundation with proceeds benefiting the Johnston Public Library and the Dragon Scholarship Fund Committee.

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