Special Event

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Zombie Makers

Have you ever wanted to turn a stuffed animal, toy or doll into a wild work of art? Join us for our fourth annual
Zombie program. We will be turning Barbie dolls, toys, and stuffed animals into your own Frankenstein creations using a variety of
materials! During the last 10 minutes, we will vote on these for prizes! Feel free to wear a costume!

Jester Puppets: 'Jolly Roger', A Musical Puppet Adventure

Ho ho ho, me mateys! It’s time to sail the high seas! See the Jester Puppets in action for a showing of Jolly Roger, a Musical Pirate Adventure. Familiar faces join brand new characters as they head along on an ocean journey that kids will love. Throughout this interactive program, kids will learn to walk and talk like a pirate! So swab yer decks and batten down your hatches 'cause Jester Puppets is ready to make port at the Des Moines Public Library!

Jester Puppets: 'Jolly Roger', A Musical Puppet Adventure

Jul 31
Tuesday 2:00 pm

Ho ho ho, me mateys! It’s time to sail the high seas! See the Jester Puppets in action for a showing of Jolly Roger, a Musical Pirate Adventure. Familiar faces join brand new characters as they head along on an ocean journey that kids will love. Throughout this interactive program, kids will learn to walk and talk like a pirate! So swab yer decks and batten down your hatches 'cause Jester Puppets is ready to make port at the Des Moines Public Library!

ISU Insect Zoo

Sep 15
Saturday 10:00 am
The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their creepiest bugs to the South Side Library! They will be sharing information about lots of different insects. Drop in between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room to see creepy, crawly, LIVE insects up close. All ages welcome!

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