July 4 closure

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will commence Tuesday, July 5.

Franklin Pickup Window Closed

The Franklin Avenue Library pickup window is closed until further notice. If you are scheduled to pick up your holds at the window, please go inside Franklin Avenue Library to do so.

Backyard Birds with Des Moines Parks & Recreation

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Program Type:

Educational

Age Group:

Children
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

Event Details

Learn about the birds that live in your own backyard with Des Moines Parks and Recreation. Children and their caregivers will listen to a story, go on a short hike to look for wild birds, and make a Pop Bottle Birdfeeder to take home! This program is best suited for children in Kindergarten-5th grade.

Space and materials are limited, so registration is required. Please register online or by calling the library at 515.283.4152.

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor Program

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.