Celebrate New Year's Eve a little early this year at the Franklin Library. There will be lots of activities from various countries around the world including games, crafts, refreshments, and a countdown to "midnight" at 5:00 p.m. This program is designed for children ages 3-8.
Teens ages 12-18 can come and volunteer their time to help with various library projects. Please stop by the Central Youth Desk for an application form and have it signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first meeting.
Join us after school for Kids Book Club at the East Side Library. Children ages 8-12 are invited to read A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck. Copies of the book are available at the East Side Information Desk.
Come hear Kathy Strottmann, Program Director of the YMCA talk on the benefits of regular exercise to your overall health. Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first, but Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans are flexible, giving you the freedom to reach your fitness goals through different types and amounts of weekly activities. It is easier than you think!
Think you've got what it takes to decorate a cupcake? Grab your friends and compete in three 15-minute rounds with secret ingredients to decorate the best cupcake and win prizes! All materials will be provided.
See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of The Miracle Worker, which is the heartwarming story of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. Come and enjoy the performance and sign up to win free tickets to the play!