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 "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Children’s Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Join us to celebrate the National Library Card Sign-Up Month all month long with a fun I-Spy search around the children's area featuring some giant library cards, Rosie Reader and more!  Find five to get a prize, or spend time finding all of

This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Library Lawn
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Play & Learn, Storytimes
Event Details:

Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy introductory stories, songs, music, movement with Miss Janee on the Library Lawn. For youth ages 18 to 36 months.  

In case of rain, storytime will be cancelled. 

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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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Democracy Wall

10:00am - 7:00pm
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

At its core, The Democracy Wall Project provides an outlet for students and community members to interact and engage in civil discourse on topics that can be difficult to talk about.  In doing so, participants can express their ideas

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

CANCELLED Baby Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Join us at 10:15 a.m. at Central Library for Baby Rhyme Time, with rhymes, songs, bounces, and books! 

Baby Rhyme Time is aimed toward children 18 months and younger.

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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.

Indoor Program (2021)

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.

Family Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

*Update: Storytime will remain outdoors while weather permits.

 

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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. 

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.
Cancelled

CANCELLED: Play, Grow, Learn!

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Rosie's Rocket
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Play & Learn
Event Details:

This event has been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Children’s Program

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

Indoor Program (2021)

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.

Family Storytime at McHenry Park

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

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family!

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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.

DMPL Virtual Genre Voyager Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Required
Seats Remaining: 6

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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.