Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos – “Day of the Dead” in English – is a traditional Mexican holiday. It focuses on the gathering together of families and friends to remember loved ones who have died. As a celebration of life, this family-friendly holiday is full of bright colors and traditional treats. Join us to learn more about Dia de los Muertos with our storyteller, Alma Haines. We’ll decorate sugar skull cookies and have other fun crafts available. Please preregister for this event by calling 283-4152, ext. 3, or by going to

Batty About Bats

Halloween is right around the corner – what do you know about these curious winged creatures? Come to the North Side Library to learn about the myths surrounding the bat, an animal people love to hate. A Polk County Conservation Naturalist will teach us the truth about this fascinating animal. You’ll learn about the incredible things bats are capable of and how they make life better for humans. Before the end of the night, you’ll be going batty for bats!


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