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Karen Abbott, Christina Baker Kline, Jacquelyn Mitchard, David Morrell, Pamela Smith Hill, James Edward Mills, and Jenny Lawson!

Des Moines Public Library Foundation

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Clifford Visits the Library!

Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the Des Moines Public Library with his friend, Dan Wardell, from IPTV! Dan will read stories about Clifford’'s adventures. Afterwards, children can meet Clifford and take their picture with him.

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