Upcoming Events

Feb 27 2020 - 6:15pm
Ready, set, stretch! Prepare for bedtime with fun stories and yoga inspired stretches for families. Children and their care-givers should arrive prepared to move in pajamas or other comfortable clothes. Please bring your own yoga mats or towels. No registration required.
Feb 28 2020 - 6:30pm
Bring a toy (but not the one you need to fall asleep) and wear your PJs for a special bedtime storytime. Afterwards, you will go home, but your toy will stay here! Come back Saturday morning to collect your toy and enjoy doughnuts, fruit and juice. This event is open to all ages of children and... more
Feb 29 2020 (All day)
Every Saturday and Sundy during regular open hours. Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff. No registration required.
Feb 29 2020 - 1:30pm
Join Ghinwa Alameen, the writer behind SyrianCooking.com, as she highlights the vibrant, aromatic, and diverse flavors of the Middle East. This class will provide an introduction to the Syrian cuisine and its main ingredients, including where to purchase ingredients in the Des Moines area.... more
Mar 1 2020 (All day)
Every Saturday and Sundy during regular open hours. Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff. No registration required.
Mar 1 2020 (All day)
Introverts, it’s time to unite! Separately. In your own homes. If you’ve been wanting to join a book club but are not sure you’re up for the time commitment or the people-ing—this is the book club for you. Each month there’s a new book selection, but there’s never a meeting. Copies of each month’s... more
Mar 2 2020 (All day)
Soul Soft as a Seed
"Of Roots and Wildness" - Autumn Rozario Hall March 2 - March 30, 2020 Exhibition Description: This exhibit is a series of acrylic and mized media paintings. Autumn says, "The art explores Iowa's prairie, and the woodlands and is an exploration of personal rewilding through immersion in nature.... more
Mar 2 2020 - 10:00am
Enjoy 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds. Class size is limited for the safety of the children. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Mar 2 2020 - 10:00am
For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Class size is limited for the safety of the babies. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Mar 2 2020 - 3:30pm
7-12th grade students on the Teen Advisory Board develop leadership skills and meet weekly to help plan teen programs, sign up for volunteer opportunities, plan fundraisers, and suggest teen books to be purchased by the library. Please e-mail Keri to register for this group: [email protected] more

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10am
Feb 26 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
Feb 26 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
11am
Feb 26 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
 
Feb 26 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
 
1pm
Feb 26 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm