Come and try out the painting technique created by Georges Seurat in the late 19th century. Everyone will have a chance to create a gorgeous painting to take home. This program is for 3rd-8th graders and requires preregistration.
Join Mary Krisco, from Polk County Extension, and learn about using a slow cooker safely, adapting regular recipes to a slow cooker, and choosing healthy slow cooker recipes.Space is limited, so please preregister.
See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of E. B. White's classic book Charlotte's Web. Witness the unlikely friendship between a pig and a very intelligent spider in this touching tale. Come and enjoy the performance and sign up to win free tickets to the play!
Calling all comic book and science fiction fans! The Des Moines Public Library and Iowa Comic Book Club are hosting LibCon 2015, a celebration of comic books and science fiction. Meet local artists and authors, or attend one of our special presentations. There will fun activities for all ages. Capes, tights, and other costumes are encouraged!
Wondering what to do with all the good stuff harvested from your garden? Nutrition and Health specialist Mary Krisco from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will give a presentation on preserving food. Sponsored by the City of Des Moines, the Des Moines Community Action Agency and the Des Moines Public Library.
Join us after school for Kids Book Club at the East Side Library. Children ages 8-12 are invited to read A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Copies of the book are available at the East Side Library Information Desk.