Kids are invited to color while listening to a chapter book or short story. Coloring supplies provided. Creativity encouraged! Location: Imagination Station. Grades K-6 and families.
Join us at the East Side Library for some relaxing coloring time. We will have a variety of coloring books and colored pencils available.
Bring the family and join Miss Janee and Rosie, the friendly reading monster, for holiday stories and songs! Families can also meet Rosie and have their photo taken with her!
Learn how to build 3D objects and print them!
Join us for rhymes, songs, bounces, stories, and a short playtime. For caregivers and babies ages 0 - 18 months.
Storytime for toddlers 18 months - 2 years old with stories, rhymes, music, and movement.
Join us for a special Star Wars Themed Storytime for preschoolers on Tuesday the 13th and Toddlers on Thursday the 15th.
Storytime for toddlers 2 - 3 years old with stories, rhymes, music, and movement.
Do you want to practice your English skills? Looking to meet new people in your community? Join community members and English language learners alike at Forest Avenue Library and enjoy light refreshments and sparkling conversation! Activities are provided to prompt and encourage conversation. This program is open to all English speaking skill levels. For additional information please contact Philip Delgado at email@example.com.
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables. Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged, and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device.
Please Note: The December 20th book discussion has been changed to December 13th due to the holidays. You may discuss a book of your choice from the Des Moines Public Library collection.
Need a quiet place to study? Check out the Homework Hideout! Laptops, a free printer, school supplies, and a community mentor will be available to students in grades four through twelve to help them complete assignments.
Come to our monthly Pokémon Club! Bring your Pokémon playing cards and Nintendo DS to battle other Pokémon fans.
Join us in the children's area to enjoy a story and make a related craft. Ages 3-8.