Kids! Visit South for Science Saturdays to build and create science-themed activities! This week, kids can make and take out of this world space-themed bookmarks using our materials from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For youth ages 5-12. This is an unsupervised, drop-in craft. Parent/guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.
Children are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at South! Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and choose a book to read to Caper in the Children's Area! For youth ages 3-12.
Stop by all day on Saturday, September 14th to celebrate National Library Card Month! There will be photo ops, a scavenger hunt and fun to be had along with Toy Story related crafts and no sew felt toys. Drop in and play, sign up for a new library card and enjoy time exploring all the resources the library has to offer!
Join us to celebrate Summer, reading and music with the East Side Library and Greater Des Moines Jazz Combo and picnic lunch on the library lawn. Crafts and activities will be provided for children. All ages are welcome, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Food available while supplies last.
Stop by the North Side Library Saturday morning to play with clay! We'll have supplies and directions for you to sculpt your own coil pot clay. Play doh will be available for younger ages who just want to play!
FriYAY! The Forest Avenue Library is now open on Fridays! We'll be celebrating our new hours with donuts & coffee, and crafts & STEM activities in the meeting room!
Find out from a Veteran Air Force Base Honor Guard, Flight Leader, what the flag of the United States represents. The history and symbolism that unites our country in addition to the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance.
Do you get anxious when your cellphone dies or you forget it at home? Do you find yourself looking at a screen while spending time with your friends or family? This program will give you an inside look at the techniques technology developers use to keep you glued to your screen. Concepts used to motivate you to look at your phone when it vibrates or makes a sound; or make it hard to stay focused on one task when there are so many other things on the Internet; why it’s easy to subscribe for a service or make an online purchase regardless if you need it, will be discussed.
Jan Fleming, author of Grotesques in Des Moines Iowa and Abroad will give you a firsthand look at the Grotesques in Des Moines and across the US and Europe.
Join us at South for Science Saturdays to build and create science-themed activities! This week, kids can make a constellation craft using gold stars and chalk on black paper. This craft builds constellation knowledge and supports the development of visual motor skills! For youth ages 5-12. This is a drop-in, unsupervised program. Parent or guardian must be present with children. Craft available while supplies last.