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!

Hack That Painting

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts

Age Group:

Children, Teens
Registration for this event will close on July 17, 2024 @ 11:30am.
Allowed Ages: 8 to 18
There are 20 seats remaining.

Program Description

Event Details

Bring your creativity and get ready to have some silly fun! Tweens and teens ages 8-18 can join us at North Side to hack that painting. Choose a pre-made painting or printed picture and use our materials to add your own spin on things! Will you turn your painting into something scary, silly, gross, or beautiful? There are no wrong answers or judgement on your artistic skills at this program!

Supplies are limited, please register.


Children’s Program

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


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