Harry Potter Potions Class

There’s no magic wand required when making these remarkable remedies. Master the art of exploding elixir, mix rainbow unicorn milk, and enchant chocolate frogs during this charming class. We promise that our instructor will be nicer than Professor Snape! This program is for witches and wizards 18 years old or younger. Please register for this program by calling 283-4152 ext. 3 or going to and finding this program on the events page.

Rosie's Super Park Celebration

There’s a new place for families to explore with Rosie. Visit the North Side Library to celebrate the opening of Rosie’s Park. Join us for crafts, activities, and stories. You can also meet Rosie, the library mascot, and visit with Spiderman and Wonder Woman from the Iowa League of Heroes!

The new space at North joins other Rosie-themed areas, including Rosie’s City at Central, Rosie’s Forest at Forest, Rosie’s Zoo at South, and Rosie’s Ocean at East. Food has been donated by Mercy Medical Center Food and Nutrition Services.

'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' Sneak Preview

Get a sneak preview of the Des Moines Playhouse’s latest production! Based on the popular children’s book by Barbara Robinson, 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' is sure to delight. When the notoriously naughty Herdman children are cast in the local Christmas pageant, it looks like the performance could go off the rails! Watch a couple of scenes and meet the actors performing in the show. You can even sign up to win free tickets to the full performance.


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