Bring the entire family together early in the evening for stories, songs and occasional crafts. It's a great way for busy parents to relax and listen to stories with their children. You can even wear your jammies!
Join us weekly for rhymes, songs, bouncing, stories and a little playtime. Ages 0-18 months.
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and occasional crafts! Ages 3-5.
Come join Miss Mary for stories, songs, dance, and play!
Looking for funding for your non-profit organization? The Foundation Directory Online is a resource that provides access to searchable online databases that can help you in your search. We'll show you how to use it. Central Library Computer Lab. Class size is limited. Please pre-register.
Thanks to generous support from DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred as well as Drake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Public Library, the Iowa International Center is proud to present this series of monthly forums. For more information about the series, visit: www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.
English learning adults and community members wishing to share their local knowledge are invited to come together for English conversation and light refreshments. This program is open to all levels of English speakers and activities will be provided to prompt and encourage conversation. For additional information please contact Ashley Molzen at email@example.com.
Need a quiet place to study? No space in your room to set up books? Weve created a quiet space with Internet and limited free color printing, common school supplies and a community mentor to encourage students to create school work that they can be proud of! Open Monday-Thursday for students in grades 4-12.
Now that it is Fall, we will read Maple by Lori Nichols and create an art masterpiece to take home.
Come to a new club for all things manga! Talk about the action, draw your favorite characters, and watch your favorite episodes.
Teens can come and volunteer their time to help out with various library projects. Please stop by the library for an application form and have it signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first meeting.
Hey kids! Join Maddie in the Storyhour Room and hear a story, make a craft, and do a fun game or activity! Today we will read Stellaluna by Jannell Cannon and make a bat craft. This program is for kids iages 3-8.
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!
D'anne Dzon from DM Cakes will demonstrate cake decorating techniques. Participants can practice their skills on cupcakes. Pre-register.