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Library Learning Bags: April Edition

04/10/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/17/2021 @ 5:00pm
All Locations
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: All Locations
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Take & Make
Event Details:
Library Learning Bags: Earth Day Edition Stop by Curbside or DMPL Express Service at any of our six branches to pick up a Library Learning Bag. This month's bag includes a plant related craft in celebration of Earth Day on April 22.  The...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Rosie and Miss Mary will be joined for this storytime by Mr. Jay.  He is an ASL certified interpreter at Capitol View Elementary in Des Moines.  We will sing, do some rhymes and read a story all with sign language interpretation by Mr....
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish celebrating Earth Day! ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español celebrando el Día de la Tierra! facebook.com/dmlib ...

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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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

3-D Printing Basics 5: Bobbleheads (CLASS A)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn how to design your own 3-D Prints!  This class will cover designing a Minecraft bobblehead using a spring   Each round of classes consists of 5 projects that build on each other to grow your computer assisted design knowledge.&n...
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Build a Story!

10:15am - 10:45pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Do you have someone who loves to build and read?  Join us for a special storytime where we combine both!  Get out your materials or request a kit to check out and build the day away as we hear stories from a librarian and build our own cool...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: All Locations
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Take & Make
Event Details:
April 30th is Día del Niño, a celebration of the joy of childhood and reading across all borders, ethnicities, and languages. Stop at any branch of the Des Moines Public Library to pick up a Día Edition Library Learning Bag to make your own piñata an...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook for a special edition of Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Les in recognition of Día del Niño! Día celebrates the joy of childhood and reading across all borders, ethnicities, and languages through sharing multi-cultural stories, music...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Día is an international celebration of the joy found in early childhood and reading. This year the library and its community partners are celebrating together! Meet helpers from the Library, Fire, Police, Parks & Recreation, and Public Work...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Heritage/History Month, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish celebrating Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español celebrando el mes de Herencia Asiática e Isleña Pacífica!! facebook.com/dm...

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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 "Children" group.

Iowa Children's Choice Award Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Help choose the next award winner!  Iowa’s Children’s Choice Awards are decided entirely by kids grades 3-6.  Join us for a Zoom bookclub where we will discuss The Unteachables, by Gordon Korman of the Iowa Children's Choice Awards Boo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for a Mario Kart tournament for ages 10-18. You can participate in this event if you have a Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Mario Kart 8. The day of the tournament, log onto Mario Kart 8 on your Switch ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Creative Readers

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Zoom Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
You are invited to join us for a very special birthday party on the 10th floor. Listen to the book Going Up! by Sherry J. Lee followed by a button craft. Registration required - Please register as a family if more than one&nb...

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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 "Children" group.

Library Learning Bags: Superhero Edition

10:00am - 5:00pm
All Locations
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: All Locations
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Take & Make
Event Details:
Library Learning Bags: Superhero Edition Stop by Curbside or DMPL Express Service at any of our six branches to pick up a Library Learning Bag. This month's bag includes Superhero and Luchadores Activities.  There are also bilingual acti...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Rosie's Nature Nook
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Health & Wellness, Storytimes, Take & Make
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish celebrating Mental Health Awareness! Masks and social distancing are required. Event will be moved to Virtual in case of inclement weather. ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español...

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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 "Children" group.

Water Safety Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
East Side Library Lawn
Library Branch: East Side Library
Room: East Side Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us outdoors for a special storytime with Chelsea Reece from the Des Moines Parks and Recreation department as she shares stories and tips on how to stay safe in the water this summer! Masks and social distancing are required. Event will be moved...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us in the Battle Arena! Ages 10-18 can participate in this event if you have a Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo Online subscription, and a copy of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. Registrants will be emailed instructio...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Stories, Songs and Movement!

10:15am - 10:45am
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Buggin' Out! Bring your imagination and join Miss Donna on Facebook as we read books, sing and move our bodies in this playful story time about the world we live in. Ages two and up. ...

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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 "Children" group.

Summer Kick-Off with ASAP

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Registration
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
It’s summer, so we’re headed outdoors for summer programming! Join us on Forest Avenue Library’s West Lawn and celebrate your creativity with an art activity led by the After School Arts Program. Then come into the library to sign up for the Summer R...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bilingual Storytime: |Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish ! ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español ! facebook.com/dmlib ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Children" group.

Bilingual Storytime: |Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish ! ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español ! facebook.com/dmlib ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Children" group.

Bilingual Storytime: |Cuentos y Canciones Bilingües

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL Virtual
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a virtual storytime English and Spanish ! ¡Disfruten de un cuento virtual en inglés y español ! facebook.com/dmlib ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.