July 4 closure

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will commence Tuesday, July 5.

Franklin Pickup Window Closed

The Franklin Avenue Library pickup window is closed until further notice. If you are scheduled to pick up your holds at the window, please go inside Franklin Avenue Library to do so.

Preschool Spooky Spider Learning Bag!

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Program Type:

Educational, Take & Make

Program Description

Event Details

Come to the Central Library children's area or the pick-up window to get a Learning Bag that will have all you need to make a spider web for the little toy spider you will find in your bag.  There will also be some spider rhymes that you can sing to your spider friend!  This bag will feature the Simple Steps of playing, writing, and singing!  Best for ages 2 - 6 and only available while supplies last.  There will also be a demonstration video on the library's Facebook page and you will be able to see Miss Mary and a giant spider!