Upcoming Events

Oct 23 2019 - 11:00am
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 to 35 people for the safety of the children. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Oct 23 2019 - 11:00am
Enjoy 25 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. Recommended for ages 3-5 years. Class size is limited for the safety of the children. Attendance will be on a first-come first-served basis.
Oct 23 2019 - 2:30pm
Bring your creativity and scientific mind to the library to explore a variety of STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) stations during a fun hour of hands-on learning. Explore as few or as many stations as you like throughout the hour. Activities will be different each month. For... more
Oct 24 2019 - 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.  
Oct 25 2019 - 2:00pm
It’s time for another library fieldtrip! Join us for a private tour of the historic Jordan House. This Victorian home is one of the oldest structures in Polk Country and the oldest in West Des Moines. Jordan House was also a station on the Underground Railroad in Iowa! We will be taking a FREE... more
Oct 26 2019 (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.
Oct 26 2019 - 10:00am
Complete real-life Minecraft challenges in this event! Celebrate all things Minecraft with crafts games and snacks. For students in grades K-5. No registration required.
Oct 27 2019 (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.
Oct 28 2019 - 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.
Oct 29 2019 - 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.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

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LIBRARY CLOSED May 12 2019 (All day)