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.

Cancelled: Creative Readers at McHenry Park

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Arts & Crafts, Educational

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This event has been cancelled.

Program Description

Event Details

Due to the heat, this program has been cancelled. Stay cool, friends!


How do you find the courage to stand-out from the crowd? Join us as we read Bindu’s Bindis by Supriya Kelkar to discover how Bindu finds the courage to celebrate her culture at her school’s talent show. After the story, we will make paper plate dancers together. Ages 3 and up.


Inclement Weather

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