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. 

COMING SOON: Summer Reading Challenge

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!

Iowa State Fair Scavenger Hunt

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Program Type:

Educational, Gaming

Age Group:

Children
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Program Description

Event Details

Find the blue ribbon, the butter cow and other Iowa State Fair items with our indoor scavenger hunt at the South Side Library! Stop by the Information Desk, pick up a sheet, find all of the items inside the library and win a small prize!  All ages welcome! 

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.