Learn to Draw Manga with the Des Moines Art Center!

Are you a Manga fanatic? Want to try your hand at drawing in the manga style?? Learn about Drawing Manga with a guest instructor from the Des Moines Art Center! Practice your technique and make your own creations to take home. For those entering 4th-12 grades.

Participants are required to attend both days (07/24/2017 and 07/26/2017), as instruction is given on both days and projects are cumulative.

Teen Art Expressions with the Des Moines Art Center: Color Mixing

Teens who completed a still-life drawing on July 24th at South are welcome to learn color mixing from the DM Art Center for free! In this final session, participants will take their still-life drawings and apply paints to their work. All materials will be provided. For Teens entering Grades 6-12. Preregistration is required for this session and for the July 24th session. Space is limited.




Preschool Storytime

Jul 27
Thursday 10:00 am
Join Miss Janee for stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and occasional crafts/activities that build literacy and kindergarten-readiness skills. Ages three to five.

Play, Grow, Learn

Jul 27
Thursday 10:15 am
Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Toddler Storytime

Jul 27
Thursday 10:30 am
On Thursdays, toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs together, followed by a period of free play or drawing.