Happy Military Family Month. Join us for an evening of crafts, snacks, and superheroes! Wonder Woman and The Dark Knight from Iowa League of Heroes will be on hand for photos!! This is a great way to meet and support military families in our community. We will have military support information on hand.
Rejoin the wizarding world at the North Side library in preparation for the new movie release! Put your powers to work on Harry Potter-themed crafts, games, and scavenger hunts! Enjoy delicious, buttery popcorn, win candy, and watch one of the movies! All ages welcome!
Look forward to an afternoon of sharing techniques and meeting fellow knitters!
Adults, please bring your own knitting project. We will provide materials (needles, pattern, yarn) for children to begin a simple scarf. Attendees are expected to work independently, but mentors will be on hand to give initial directions and set-up and answer questions.
Cookies, hot chocolate, and tea provided.
Registration required for children and teens 10-18 to ensure that we have adequate supplies. Space is limited.
Are you looking for a great place to volunteer? Become a volunteen and help out with library projects and programs. Teens ages 12-18 can pick up a teen volunteer application at the Franklin Library. Applications must be turned in and approved before attending this program.
A member of the Des Moines Garden Club will demonstrate how to make holiday wreaths, complete with instructions on how to create bows. This will be a hands on program and participants will leave with a decoration they have made. Supplies provided. Space is limited so register today.
Humanities Iowa Speaker, Mary Kay Shanley Will discuss the importance of our memories — our memories have shaped us into who we are today. We’ll also talk about ways of interpreting the past – oral histories, storytelling and journaling. Space is limited so please preregister at www.dmpl.org or call 515-283-4152; press 3.