Kanopy Is Currently Unavailable

The streaming video service Kanopy is currently unavailable. We are working to fix, and apologize for the inconvenience.

All Buildings Remain Closed, Curbside Service Available

All Des Moines Public Library buildings remain closed to the public until further notice as a preventative measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Patrons can now place new holds on materials, and curbside pickup service is available at all locations. Read more about that HERE


Primary tabs

Program Type:

Arts & Crafts, Play & Learn

Program Description

Event Details

Crafternoons: Nature Creatures!

Have fun making your very own unique critters using materials you find after going on a nature walk in a park or your own backyard. 

What you'll need:

  • Collected items from outside, such as sticks, rocks, leaves, flowers, grasses, etc..
  • Scissors
  • Paint or Markers
  • Brushes or Q-tips
  • Tacky glue or Glue Dots
  • Googly eyes