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.

Teen Holiday Soapmaking

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Age Group:

Teens
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 10 to 18

Program Description

Event Details

Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can learn the science of soapmaking at South! Students can choose their scents, create custom bars of soap and wrap their creations as gifts for a loved one, friend, or yourself! Pre-registration required. Space is limited. 

Disclaimer(s)

Indoor Program

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.