Kids! Stop by the South Side Library's Elementary Area from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for Poster Coloring Day! Use our supplies, select your poster, color it and take it home! For youth ages 3-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Parent or guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.
The pumpkin harvest is here and there are so many things about this squash that we love. Join us stories galore about pumpkins, decorate your own mini-pumpkin and get ready to investigate the gooey insides of a great big pumpkin.
Bring the family to the South Side Library to play and build with LEGOS in the Children's Area from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.! For youth ages 3-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in program. Parent or guardian must be present with children.
Today is World Gratitude Day, so come into the library and create a beautiful thank you note for someone in your life.
Kids! Visit South for Science Saturdays to build and create science-themed activities! This week, kids can make and take out of this world space-themed bookmarks using our materials from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For youth ages 5-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in craft. Parent/guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.
Children are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at South! Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and choose a book to read to Caper in the Children's Area! For youth ages 3-12.
Join us to celebrate Summer, reading and music with the East Side Library and Greater Des Moines Jazz Combo and picnic lunch on the library lawn. Crafts and activities will be provided for children. All ages are welcome, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Food available while supplies last.
Stop by the North Side Library Saturday morning to play with clay! We'll have supplies and directions for you to sculpt your own coil pot clay. Play doh will be available for younger ages who just want to play!
FriYAY! The Forest Avenue Library is now open on Fridays! We'll be celebrating our new hours with donuts & coffee, and crafts & STEM activities in the meeting room!
Find out from a Veteran Air Force Base Honor Guard, Flight Leader, what the flag of the United States represents. The history and symbolism that unites our country in addition to the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance.