July 4 closure

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will commence Tuesday, July 5.

Franklin Pickup Window Closed

The Franklin Avenue Library pickup window is closed until further notice. If you are scheduled to pick up your holds at the window, please go inside Franklin Avenue Library to do so.

Sunshine Storytime

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Program Type:

Play & Learn, Storytimes

Age Group:

Children

Program Description

Event Details

Children and their caregivers can listen to stories and songs outdoors on the library lawn! Afterwards, families can play with our parachute/outdoor toys and enjoy STEM activities. Be sure to bring a blanket or a lawn chair. 

In case of rain, storytime will be held in the Meeting Room. Ages 0-8.                                                                                                 

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.