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Library Branch: South Side Library
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts,
Event Details:
Families can celebrate Valentine's Day early by making valentine crafts with our special edition of the Kid's Art Cart at South! Drop in from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Elementary Area. We'll have different materials and Valentine's Day craft project...
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Craftivities: Lil' Llama

10:00am - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Decorate your own paper llama with colors and pom poms! ...

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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.

Children’s Program

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

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the Des Moines Public Library. After a storytime featuring Clifford's adventures, children and families can meet Clifford and take their picture with him. ...
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Wellness, Play & Learn
Event Details:
We’re celebrating community health! Kids are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal for a Doc McStuffin’s-style checkup. Des Moines University medical students will be on hand to promote wellness, and model a safe and fun doctor's visit. ...

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Accessibility

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.

Children’s Program

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

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
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, Play & Learn
Event Details:
Free Play Saturdays with Blank Park Zoo! Drop by the library to explore & play with Blank Park Zoo! Zoo educators who will provide fun and seasonal nature exploration opportunities geared toward children ages 2-12 years and their caregivers. Brin...
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This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales

1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:
Kids! Stop by Rosie's Forest at Forest Avenue Library and read a book to Carver, the reading therapy dog! Reading to Carver is a great way to build reading/language skills while making a furry friend! ...
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Donna Scarfe, A Sign Language Interpreter in many fields, will present a brief overview of the Sign Language used in America and how it differs from other sign languages used around the world.  Deaf Culture customs and highlights will be di...