Teen Early Out Movie

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 1:15 PM to 3:30 PM

For youth in grades 6-12. Movies are shown on every early out. Attendees will vote between two titles, determined the date of the event. Movie ratings are never higher than PG-13. Free popcorn is served. Occassionally a movie may finish earlier or...

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Songs & Stories

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:15 PM to 6:40 PM

Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 20-25 minutes of fun songs and stories with one of our youth services librarians. No registration required.

Craft Lab

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Design, create, and make! Craft Lab is an open-ended, creative space that invites kids to express their imagination in crafting and making. Participants are able to work on creative projects alone, in groups, or with library staff. Each month will...

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DIY Storytime

Saturday, February 23, 2019 (All day)

Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.

5k Training Basics

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Come and learn how to get 5k ready! Andy Roat, owner of Fleet Feet Sports Des Moines, will discuss various training programs, the importance of good running shoes, common training injuries and how to avoid them, as well as running safety, hydrati...

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DIY Storytime

Sunday, February 24, 2019 (All day)

Families are encouraged to drop-in anytime to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.

Beginner's Knitting

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Always wanted to learn how to knit? Now’s your chance! Amy Sawyers from Heartland Fiber Co. will teach you how to cast on, knit, and bind off. By the end of class you will have the knitting basics down pat and will be well on your way to complet...

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Books & Babies

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. For infants (0-17 mo.) and care-givers.

All storytime attendance is on a first-come first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the child...

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Teen Advisory Board

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

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 email Keri ...

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Stories & Stretches

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM

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. N...

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