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!

In the Time of Butterflies | Latina Legacy Movie Series

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Educational, Movies

Age Group:

All Ages
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Program Description

Event Details

Acompañennos para una proyección de In the Time of Butterflies, una película basada en el libro escrito por escritora Dominicana-Americana, Julia Álvarez (Clasificación PG-13). Disfruten de manualidades y botanas durante la película. Por favor de observar distanciamiento físico durante el evento (una mesa por familia será provista). Estacionamiento gratuito se encuentra en el sótano de la biblioteca (accesible por la entrada en Grand Avenue). Este evento es parte de la serie de Latina Legacy (Leyendas Latinas). DART Bus Stop ID#3439 and #1919

Join us for a showing of In the Time of Butterflies, a film based on the novel written by Dominican-American author Julia Álvarez (Rated PG-13). Enjoy arts & crafts and snacks during the movie. Please observe social distancing (one table will be provided, per family). Free parking located in the basement (accessible from Grand Avenue). This event is part of the Latina Legacy series. DART Bus Stop ID#3439 and #1919



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.

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.

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Food Allergies

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

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.

Movie Rating

Movie is not intended for children unless accompanied by an adult.