Families! Join us for a special Family Storytime outside under the stars! Bring your blankets and listen to outdoor stories and songs. We'll even have some outdoor games to play with afterwards! In case of rain, storytime will be held inside our Meeting Room. All ages welcome.
South Side Library
Bring the family to the South Side Library for a special Family Fun Night! Kids and families can visit several stations with crafts, educational games and more! All ages welcome!
Join Miss Janee for stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and occasional crafts/activities that build literacy and kindergarten-readiness skills. Ages three to six.
Teens! Visit the South Side Library for our Teen Maker Lab and create STEM and art projects afterschool. This week, visit the lab and make buttons to pin on your backpack or keyrings for your keychain! For Teens ages 12-18.
Teens ages 12-18 can visit the Teen Maker Lab afterschool and engage in our STEM and art projects! This week, students can choose from three different creation stations: Build with K’Nex sets, create with our Snap Circuit kits or use our 3-D pens to make art pieces.
Teens! Visit the South Side Library's Teen Maker Lab and engage in STEM and art projects afterschool. This week, bring your friends and use our Craypens to melt crayons and color works of art, or color our array of posters and more! Snacks will be provided. For Teens ages 12-18.
Teens! Do you love reading Mangas and drawing Manga characters? Come to South and learn to draw Manga with an instructor from the Des Moines Art Center for free! Learn new drawing techniques, or brush up on your skills! All materials will be provided. For Teens ages 12-18. Preregistration required. Space is limited.
Teens! Bring your friends and join us as we decorate flip flops from 2:30-3:30 p.m.! Use our flip flops, or bring a pair from home, and use our supplies to customize and decorate your flip flops! For teens ages 12-18. Groups of six or more should call Janee at 283-4152 to make arrangements.
Kids and families! Visit South on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for our make and take crafts! This week, kids can make a Pete the Cat puppet! For youth ages 3-8. This is a drop-in, unsupervised program. Parent or guardian must be present with children. Crafts are available while supplies last.
Kids and families! Visit South on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our make and take crafts! This week, kids can make a foam mosaic butterfly craft! For youth ages 5-12. This is a drop-in, unsupervised program. Parent or guardian must be present with children. Crafts are available while supplies last.