Summer is the perfect time to enjoy al fresco dining. Amanda Mae Phillips, Culinary Arts Director at the Des Moines Social Club, will guide you with making delicious picnic dishes which you then get to enjoy on the library lawn! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, or beach towel, along with a picnic basket, to use for dining. Please register online, http://j.mp/1HNWgUE.
Municipal Arborist David Jahn will provide an educational session concerning the emerald ash borer and its effects on our ash tree population. Among the topics hell discuss are identifying ash trees, detecting evidence of ash borer infestation, determining the best option: treatment or removal, and choosing a suitable replacement species.
Please join us for a 50th Anniversary Birthday Party for the Franklin Avenue Library from 2:00-4:00 PM. Our celebration will include music by the Dixieland band, The Pelicans, birthday cake, appearances by Pete the Cat and Llama Llama, and special activities for children.
Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages 12-18 can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Library. Applications must be turned in and approved before attending this program.