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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sunshine Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Kids and families! Join Miss Becky outside at Forest Avenue Library on the lawn for Sunshine Storytime at 10:00 a.m.!

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

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

Storytime on the Go!

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Join Miss Donna at Tower Park at 10:30 AM for this special outdoor Toddler and Preschool Storytime. We will listen to books, sing songs and move our bodies to music.

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

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

Tween and Teen Ukulele Camp

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Get started on the ukulele and quickly learn to play familiar tunes while having fun! Play your own ukulele or borrow one of North Side Library's soprano ukuleles with your library card.

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

Learn to Slay: Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Required
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to slay a dragon, raid a dungeon treasure room, or even save a village from an evil bandit horde? Always wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons, but didn’t know where to start?

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Play & Learn
Event Details:

Blast off on the Forest Avenue Library Lawn as we learn the science behind rockets and then launch a few of our own!  Ages 8 and up. 

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

Family Storytime at Belle M. Turner Park

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:

Join Miss Alicia at Belle M. Turner Park for stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family! The library will provide yoga mats for seating, but you are also welcome to bring your own blanket or chair to the park.

Disclaimer(s)

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. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

AViD Presents: Elin Hilderbrand

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visits
Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Details:

Elin Hilderbrand is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers Workshop.