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.

Crafty Readers: Gratitude Cards and Kindness Rocks ~ Lectores Artísticos/as/es: Tarjetas de Gratitud y Rocas de Amabilidad

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Join us for a bilingual crafty readers story time!  We'll enjoy a bilingual story, create beautiful gratitude cards, as well as paint kindness rocks!

Acompáñenos en la biblioteca para una hora de cuentos bilingües y manualidades.  Pintaremos unas tarjetas de gratitud y unas rocas de amabilidad.   


Children’s Program

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

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

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

Storytime Disclaimer (2021)

Masks are encouraged for attendees 2 years and older. Please observe social distancing when possible and visit us another day if you or your child are not feeling well.