This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Drop-in to make and take an Eric Carle inspired collage today!  Celebrate the late author's work by checking out an Eric Carle book while you are at the library. ...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Baby Storytime in the Park

10:30am - 11:00am
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Miss Jennifer at Witmer Park at 10:30 AM for this special outdoor Baby Storytime. Bring your own blanket or chair for rhymes, bounces, puppets, and more out on the grass! Baby Storytime is recommended for children ages 0-2 year...

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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 "Adults" group.
Cancelled

CANCELED - Conversations & Coffee

12:30pm - 1:30pm
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO HEAT* Do you want to practice your English skills? Looking to meet new people in your community? Join community members and English language learners at Forest Avenue Library for chats and snacks! Activities ar...

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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 "Children" group.

Rock Buddies!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
UPDATE: Due to excessive heat, this program will be held in the Central Library Meeting Room wing on the Locust Street side of the building.  Want a buddy who can be your rock? We have just the craft for you! Join us in the Central Library Me...

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual Book Club. This month, we will be discussing I'll be gone in the dark by Michelle McNamara.  This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmati...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration 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. Natalie Steenson will facilitate this 4-week class, t...