DMPL Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are serving as cooling centers during open hours. 

Family Storytime: Monarch Butterfly Tagging

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Kids and families can learn about the monarch butterflies in this special program at South! Join Parks and Recreation Supervisor Joel Van Roekel as he shares information about monarch butterflies. Afterwards, kids can participate in a butterfly obstacle course, learn how butterflies consume nectar, view how butterflies are tagged and watch as they are released. For youth ages 5 and up. 


Children’s Program

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