DMPL Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are serving as cooling centers today (June 18) during open hours. DART is providing free rides to all cooling centers.

Library closed on Juneteenth

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in commemoration of Juneteenth. We will reopen at the regular time on Thursday, June 20.

Blank Park Zoo Presents Amazing Adaptations

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Program Type:

Educational

Age Group:

Children, Teens
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Program Description

Event Details

A special guest from the Blank Park Zoo will visit the library and bring several of their animal friends!  Learn about what animals need to do to survive in their natural ranges and how their adaptations help them along the way.

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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