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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Educational
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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.

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Vang, Fueche STAFF

11:00am - 12:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Adobe Creation Station
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
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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
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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.

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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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movies
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Oscar-winner Tom Hanks stars as a man with HIV fired by his law firm due to his condition. He then hires a homophobic small-time lawyer, played by Denzel Washington, as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

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Vang, Fueche STAFF

3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Adobe Creation Station
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:

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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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Join  us for our EPIC BOOK CLUB  for ages 8-12.  This month, plan on bringing a favorite graphic novel to share with the group.  We will chat about our book, work on our a fun craft, play a game and choose the

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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
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Seats Remaining: 0
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Learn how to design your own 3-D prints! Join us for a 3-D Printing basics class, where we will design our own 3-d printed balloon powered cars with Tinkercad.  3-d Pens will be available for testing also.

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Children’s Program

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