This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
¡Ven a la biblioteca Central a practicar tu inglés conversacional! Tendremos actividades para empezar y seguir la conversación y actividades para niños acompañantes. Hablantes de todos niveles estan invitados a venir. Para gente edades 18+. No nec...

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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.

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in STEM Challenges

10:00am - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Drop-in to North Side and try a STEM challenge. Build a tower or create a Lego marble run! ...

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Children’s Program

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

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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Children’s Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
 Drop in for this do-it-yourself craft activity and make necklaces to give to your friends and family, just in time for Valentine's Day.  ...

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Children’s Program

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

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

Preschool Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Miss Jennifer for Preschool Storytime on Monday mornings at 10:15 a.m.  There will be stories, rhymes, music, and more. This storytime is recommended for ages three to five, but all children are welcome to attend.   The Frankl...

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Children’s Program

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

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

Rosie Dance Party!

10:30am - 11:30am
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Let's dance! Rosie will join us for a story and dancing. Have your picture taken with Rosie and bust a move under our disco ball! Geared for ages 2-6. ...

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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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Children’s Program

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

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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
February's selection is All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles. The Franklin Afternoon Book Discussion is a regularly scheduled book club meeting on the second Monday of the month. Titles are...
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Stop by for snacks on this no school day and enjoy a showing of the movie Bad Guys, based on the popular graphic novel series by Aaron Blabey.  As supplies last! ...
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The Outreach Project

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Cafe 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. They may also offer support and ...

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Accessibility

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Franklin VolunTeens

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational, Library Meeting
Event Details:
Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help with library projects and programs. Teens ages twelve to eighteen can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Avenue Library. Applications must be turned in...
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Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Are you interested in drawing your favorite manga characters or creating your own? We will use Procreate on iPads to design professional looking manga. For ages 12 and up.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art 101: Leonardo da Vinci

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Required
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Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Central Library Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join artist and library staff member Fueche Vang as we study and draw from some of Leonardo da Vinci's most popular works. Basic materials such as paper, pencils, charcoal, and erasers will be provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their own materi...

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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.

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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Exhibits, Performances
Event Details:
The Des Moines Symphony Academy’s "Instrument Petting Zoo" is visiting the South Side Library! Children can learn about string instruments and get some hands-on experience with them, as well as hear kid-friendly music from the wonderful Honors String...

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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.

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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Event Details:
Established in 1947, the Des Moines Weavers and Spinners Guild has been teaching and demonstrating weaving, spinning and dyeing for over 75 years. The purpose of the Guild is to stimulate an interest in the art and craft of handweaving, spinning, and...