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.

Creative Readers-From Book to Art!

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Storytimes

Age Group:

Children
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Program Description

Event Details

In celebration of Día Del Niño, children will listen to The Me I Choose to Be by Natatsha Anastasia Tarply then create a self portrait collage using various materials. Creating and exploring with art and STEM activities. Ages 5 years old to 8 years old, but younger siblings are welcome. Meeting Room.

Masks are required in the library for anyone ages 2 and up.

Space is limited and registration is preferred but not required. Please register as a family. If not registered, remaining spots will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

Indoor Program (2021)

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.