South Side Library construction update

Road construction work near South Side Library has closed Porter Avenue between Southwest 12th and Southwest 14th Streets for the next few days. However, the South Side Library remains open during this work! Please enter from Southwest Ninth Street and Porter Avenue.

The Natural Landscaping at the Franklin Avenue Library

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Teens , Adults

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Joel Van Roekel, supervisor of environmental education for Des Moines Parks and Recreation, will speak about the native plant species and the benefits they provide in the natural landscape that surrounds the Franklin Avenue Library. This is an outdoor program requiring limited walking during early evening summer sun, so please dress appropriately.