Fancy Nancy the Musical Sneak Preview

See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Fancy Nancy the Musical. Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. She loves her frilly bedroom, her lace-trimmed socks, and will take any chance she gets to show-off her fancy French! Adapted from the bestselling book series by Jane O’Connor, Fancy Nancy will warm your hearts with SPARKLE! Come and enjoy the performance and register to win free tickets to the play!

Furry Tales

Children are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at South! Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and choose a book to read to Caper in the Children's Area!

Día del Libro/Day of the Book

Come celebrate the Day of the Book at Central Library on April 30th from 2-4pm. Enjoy a Storytime, a raffle, prizes for Bingo, and decorate your own musical instruments. For all ages--bring the whole family!
Vengan a celebrar el Día del Libro en Central Library el 30 de Abril de 2-4pm. Disfrute de cuentos y canciones bilingües, rifas, premios para los ganadores durante el juego de lotería, y decore sus proprias maracas. Para todas edades, ¡traega a toda la familia!

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is for families and children to use the Imagination Station to checkout early literacy tips/books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using the Central Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.