DMPL Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are serving as cooling centers during open hours. 

Touch a Truck: Garbage Truck Show and Tell

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Educational, Play & Learn
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Program Description

Event Details

Kids and caregivers! Come to the Franklin Library parking lot to get a close-up look at a garbage truck! Visitors can learn about the truck from a Public Works employee and then join us for activities in the library meeting room.

In case of rain, the truck will not be available, but there will still be activities at the library.


Children’s Program

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

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.