The library's catalog, research databases, and new e-book and downloadable audiobook checkouts through OverDrive will be unavailable between 10:00 PM and midnight on Tuesday, November 24 for maintenance.
See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Take a fantastic musical journey with Mr. Potts and his children as they discover a car with magical properties. Come and enjoy the performance and register to win free tickets to the play!
We will provide all of the materials to make an amazing gingerbread house fit for an elf. Each family that registers will receive one house to decorate together.
To register for this program, please register the name of one family member to represent your family. Since each family will get their own house, you only need to have one registration spot, no matter how large your group. Registration will begin November 2.
Kids! Celebrate the new "Star Wars" movie at the Central Library! Stop in afterschool to make a paper towel tube lightsaber, Yoda ears, Origami Yoda and a Chewbacca or Wookie paper bag puppet to take home. This is a drop-in program. Parent or guardian must be present with children.
We are going to create a very unique project using balloons and yarn. It makes a great ornament for the tree or decoration for your room. This program is for kids in grades 3-8 and requires preregistration.