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.! Bring a blanket, chair or tarp and listen to silly stories and move to fun songs outside on the Library Lawn und...

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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.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

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
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Miss Donna at Woodlawn 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. Story Time on the Go is recommended for children ages 2-5 yea...

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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.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Potato Print Workshop

11:00am - 12:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us for an experimental printmaking workshop with potatoes! We will use kitchen knives to cut our designs and acrylic paint to print them. Create wrapping paper using a repeat of your unique shapes or complete an 8” x 10” Bristol sheet ...

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Indoor Program

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Community COVID vaccine clinic hosted by Primary Health Care.  1st dose today, 2nd dose clinic at South Side Library will be Wednesday, August 4. ...

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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.

Indoor Program

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 welcome to bring your own blanket or chair to the park.   Following storytime, t...

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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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Nate Evans will share his spark story—or what inspired him to step up and make Des Moines a better place to live.  Nate founded Woodworking with a Purpose which makes and donates desks and furniture to families in need.  When many scho...

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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.