Backyard Birds at the Library with Des Moines Park and Recreation

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Age Group:

Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 5 to 12

Program Description

Event Details

Join the South Side Library and Des Moines Parks and Recreation to discover some of the birds that live outdoors and in your own backyard! Participants can listen to a story about birds. Afterwards, kids will participate in bird-based activities, including using binoculars on a short hike to find live wild birds - and make a Pop Bottle Birdfeeder to take home and hang in their own yard.  

In case of rain, program will be held in the Meeting Room. 

For youth ages 5-12. Preregistration required. Space is limited. 


Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.