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!

Kids in the Kitchen w/ ISU Extension

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Program Type:

Health & Wellness

Age Group:

This event is part of a combined series. If you register for this event, you will be automatically registered for all of the following events in the series.
Registration for this event will be open from June 3, 2024 @ 10:00am to August 7, 2024 @ 3:00pm.
Allowed Grades: 2nd Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

Event Details

Kids in the Kitchen will focus each week on healthy eating and prepare and cook snacks each week. This program is presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office, and designed to give elementary-age children hands-on experience with making and eating healthy foods that are easy to prepare and inexpensive. All food and materials provided by library. 

Excited to start cooking? Check out some library books about cooking and having fun in the kitchen: Fun in the Kitchen



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.