DMPL closed Monday, May 27

Plan ahead: All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

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The 2024 Summer Reading Challenge starts Monday, June 3! Find more information on the program HERE, and learn all about our special Summer Reading Kickoff Party on June 2 HERE!

Day of the Dead Luminaries / Día de los Muertos Luminarias

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts

Age Group:

Teens
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 12 to 18

Program Description

Event Details

This Day of the Dead, come to the Franklin Avenue Library to create your own skull lamp in memory of your friends and relatives who have passed away.

Este Día de los Muertos, vengan a la biblioteca Franklin Avenue para crear su propia luminaria de calavera en memoria de sus amigos y familiares que han fallecido.

Registration encouraged due to limited supplies. 

Disclaimer(s)

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.