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.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Imagination Station
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
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“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies' and toddler's foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement.

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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.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
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Toddlers and caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, occasional crafts and a little playtime with Miss Janee. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Study Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:

Do you need a calm place to play? Then come to the Forest Avenue Calming Room for a sensory interactive experience! This is an unsupervised, drop-in program for youth.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Imagination Station
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Join us weekly for rhymes, songs, bounces, stories, and a little playtime. For caregivers and babies ages 0 - 18 months.

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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.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
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Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more, followed by a craft. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Meeting Room.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime

10:15am - 11:00am
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and more!

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Toddler Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Event Details

Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more, followed by a craft. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Meeting Room.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Art in the Library: No-Sew Pillows

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Required
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Learn how to make a pillow without a needle and thread. Younger siblings may attend if accompanied by an adult. This program is for ages six through twelve. Please preregister for this program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Imagination Station
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Come and explore the magic and symmetry of mandalas using tissue paper shapes and contact paper! Children need to be accompanied by an adult. For ages 5-12. Please register in order to guarantee supplies.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

South VolunTeens

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
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Teens! Are you looking for a place to volunteer? Become a VolunTeen at the South Side Library! Teens ages 12-18 can volunteer at South and complete various library projects with the youth librarian from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
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Learn about clean water, solar power, and more through fun science experiments.  Ages 8-12. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Dinosaur Terrariums

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Celebrate Dinovember and make a simple home for your dinosaur using our materials. Jars, plants, dirt, and rocks will be provided while supplies last.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
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Join us from 4:30-5:45 PM for the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bookmark Letterpress Workshop

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

The Red Door Press visits South Side Library to lead a workshop on the art of letterpress! Each participant will be able to make their own bookmark after learning about the process. Preregistration required.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Families can enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs together on Wednesday nights. It's a great way for busy families to relax and listen to stories together.