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!

Plant, Grow, Fly!

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Arts & Crafts, Storytimes

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Program Description

Event Details

Learn about butterflies and plants with the East Side Library and the Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department! Kids can listen to a story about butterflies from Miss Nichole and learn more information about plants and butterflies from Environmental Educator Joel Van Roekel. Each child will also get to decorate a flower pot and receive a plant to take home.   

Registration is recommended, to ensure enough plants are provided. 


Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.