Cooling Centers

All DMPL locations are serving as cooling centers during open hours. DART is providing free rides to cooling center locations July 12-15 due to the extreme heat. Additional cooling center locations can be found here. Please check the events calendar for any weather-related postponements or cancelations prior to attending outdoor events.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Legos at the Library

10:00am - 4:30pm
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:

Build and create with Legos in the children’s area! All ages.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Performances
Event Details:

Families can come to this program and learn how to play the harmonica from Central Iowa Blues Society member Malcolm Wells. Attendees will receive a free harmonica courtesy of the Central Iowa Blues Society while supplies last, so come early!

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Pete the Cat will join us for a special program with songs, rhymes, and some groovy stories! After the program, children will have a chance to meet him and take pictures

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit n' Stitch

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 55
Event Details:

Spend a few hours with other crafters and work on your knit, crochet, or needle craft projects. Please bring your own supplies and projects with you. Snacks, beverages, and pleasant company provided. No instruction is provided.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Crossroads: Finale

1:30pm - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performances
Event Details:

Join local musicians Chad Elliott and Heath Alan for a live performance to cap off our 2019 series Crossroads – A Journey with the Blues.