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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Sesión de Elaboración de Ofrenda de Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Ofrenda Crafting Session

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Join the Des Moines Public Library & Latinx Immigrants of Iowa to make paper flowers and other decorations for a Day of the Dead ofrenda, which will be on display at the Central Library from October 27 through November 3.


Únete y colabora con la Biblioteca Pública de Des Moines y Latinx Immigrants of Iowa para hacer flores de papel y otras decoraciones para una ofrenda del Día de Muertos, la cual, estará en exhibición en la Biblioteca Central del 27 de octubre al 3 de noviembre.



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