Libraries are Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will once again serve as cooling centers during extreme temperatures this summer. Please check our events page for updates on any programming changes due to the weather.

Virtual Creative Readers

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Storytimes

Age Group:

Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

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 child will be attending. Ages 3 +

Materials needed:

  • Scissors
  • Crayons, markers, and/or colored pencils.
  • Button craft materials provided by the library-Registration is required to receive materials for craft.*

*Registrants will receive a bag with supplies needed to make the craft and will be available for pick-up at Franklin Avenue Branch.




Children’s Program

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