You've seen them on YouTube, now come and help us try to make a viral video! In week one we will set our scene and prepare a script. Bring your ideas!
Come to a new club for all things manga! Talk about the action, draw your favorite characters, and watch your favorite episodes.
Learn how to discover everything we have at Central Library during our Family Scavenger Hunt! Stop by the Children's area between 5:00pm and 6:30pm to begin and find out all kinds of amazing things at the library while being entered to win a prize jar of your choice. Scavenger hunt will take between 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Celebrate the holidays and join Janee to make holiday cards for your friends and family! Sip on hot chocolate and use our supplies to customize your cards!
Learn how to create holiday ornaments using CDs and other materials! Sip on hot chocolate, join your friends and use our materials to create your ornaments!
Come hang out with your friends and play our board games or card games! We'll supply the games - you supply the fun!
Learn how-to create cool metal art with metal scraps. Use our supplies, get creative and make some sculptures and pieces of your own.
Come learn how-to make a duct tape wallet! Meet friends, get crafty and check out our other craft books at the library!
Learn how to use DMPL's online resources to check out books and audiobooks for kids, teens and beyond! We will cover 3M, Wilbor, and Tumblebooks, giving an overview of what's available and a brief walk through on getting them on a device. Afterwards, browse some titles on our 3M e-readers, available for checkout. Please bring your library card and PIN number. You must be a resident of Des Moines or Windsor Heights. Children will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registrations are encouraged and drop-ins are welcome!
Are you a teen Manga fan? Love Anime movies? Come to Teen Manga Mania where you can learn to make candy sushi, discuss your favorite Anime/Mangas - and discover Manga novels and Anime movies that you can check out at the library!