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

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy introductory stories, songs, music, and movement! For ages 18 months to 36 months. ...

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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.

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

Art Cart

10:00am - 4:00pm
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Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Children’s Area
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your creativity to North Side and enjoy our cart of art supplies! ...
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 "Adults" group.

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

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: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Please join us for our monthly book group. This month we will be discussing The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. Books will be available for pick up at the East Side circulation desk. Coffee and treats will be served. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Joins us to discuss The Smartest Kid in the Universe by Chris Grabenstein. We'll also make a craft and have some fun with jellybeans! Geared for ages 9-12. Registration is required. Copies to borrow are available at the East Side Informa...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art 101: Anime

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: 0
Event Details:
Join artist and library staff member Fueche Vang as he leads a class on how to draw anime, otherwise known as traditional Japanese animation. Learn about common designs, tropes, themes, and more! Basic materials such as paper, pencils, and watercolor...

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

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Library Branch: South Side Library
Room: South Side Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for our evening Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m.! Kids and caregivers can join us for fun songs, stories and crafts. You can even wear your jammies!  All Ages Welcome! ...

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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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Franklin Avenue Library
Room: Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
This month's film selection is Howard Hawk's 1941 screwball comedy Ball of Fire, starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. Discuss noteworthy films at the Franklin Cinema Club, a discussion series held the third Monday each month. Participan...