Library closed on Juneteenth

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in commemoration of Juneteenth. We will reopen at the regular time on Thursday, June 20.

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

CANCELLED: Play, Grow, Learn!

10:00am - 12:00pm
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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 "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Calling all makers! Can you complete our weekly challenge to build, play, or create?  Each week we will have a different activity set up in the children's area and finishers can claim a prize.

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 - 6:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

The Outreach Project

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Gateway Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

The Des Moines Public Library is partnering with area organizations to connect people with community resources. Community advocates will provide information about community resources like meal sites and shelters.

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:

The extensive cast of the hit British television series came back together for the 2019 film Downton Abbey.

Disclaimer(s)

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.