Jul
23
Mon
Baby Rhyme Time @ Forest Avenue Library
Jul 23 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 18 months

Social storytimes for babies and their caregivers featuring rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.

Preschool Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 23 @ 10:15 am

Children ages three to five can come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and more, followed by a craft.

Jul
24
Tue
Baby Rhyme Time @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 24 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 18 months

Social storytimes for babies and their caregivers featuring rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.

Mother Goose on the Loose @ East Side Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies’ and toddler’s foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos en Español e Inglés Para Toda la Familia @ East Side Library
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm

Come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish. Venga y disfrute cuentos, rimas, canciones, y manualidades en inglés y español.

Family Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 24 @ 6:15 pm

The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. Children’s Area

Jul
25
Wed
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Central Library
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose”, is a 30-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds. The class helps to strengthen babies’ and toddler’s foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story, and movement.

Summer Movie Camp @ AMC Classic Southridge 12
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am

Get admission to a kid-friendly movie and a KidsPack for just $4+tax, every Wednesday at 10am all summer long! Tickets available soon at box office only. (Excludes July 4.)

Movie Schedule:

 

 

June 13th

Paddington 2

1 HR 43 MIN PG

 

June 20th

The Lego Batman Movie

1 HR 45 MIN PG

 

June 27th

Ferdinand

1 HR 47 MIN PG

 

July 11th

Trolls

1 HR 32 MIN PG

 

July 18th

Despicable Me 3

1 HR 30 MIN PG

 

July 25th

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

1 HR 29 MIN PG

 

August 1st

Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

1 HR 31 MIN PG

 

August 8th

The Boss Baby

1 HR 37 MIN PG

Toddler Storytime @ South Side Library
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am

18 months – 3 years

Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs, followed by a craft. Ages 18 months-3 years. Meeting Room

Baby Rhyme Time @ Central Library
Jul 25 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 18 months

Social storytimes for babies and their caregivers featuring rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story.

Storytime @ Forest Avenue Library
Jul 25 @ 10:15 am

18 months – 6 years

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and more!

Toddler Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 25 @ 10:15 am

18 months – 3 years

Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs, followed by a craft. Ages 18 months-3 years. Meeting Room

Toddler Storytime @ Franklin Avenue Library
Jul 25 @ 10:50 am

18 months – 3 years

Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs, followed by a craft. Ages 18 months-3 years. Meeting Room

Jul
26
Thu
Preschool Storytime @ South Side Library
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am

Join Miss Janee for stories, rhymes, songs, movement, and occasional crafts/activities that build literacy and kindergarten-readiness skills. Ages three to six.

Play, Grow, Learn @ Forest Avenue Library
Jul 26 @ 10:15 am

newborn – 6 years

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library’s space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Preschool Storytime @ East Side Library
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement that build literacy skills for ages three to six years old.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos en Español e Inglés Para Toda la Familia @ Forest Avenue Library
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm

Entire Family

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish.

Disfruten cuentos, rimas, ya canciones en ingles y espanol.

Jul
27
Fri
Toddler Storytime @ Central Library
Jul 27 @ 10:15 am

18 months – 3 years

Join us for stories, songs, and movement to practice the 5 simple steps of pre-literacy: reading, singing, talking, writing, and playing..

Play, Grow, Learn! @ East Side Library
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the East Side Library for open play and more! Meet families with other young children, check out our awesome picture books, and engage in the five simple steps to success – Read, Write, Sing, Play, and Talk! We will have a variety of toys and more that promote learning for little ones.

18 months – 6 years

Italian-American Heritage Festival Of Iowa @ Western Gateway Park
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am

The annual Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa will return to Western Gateway Park in Downtown Des Moines July 27-28, 2018. The festival will offer something for everyone – cultural and vocational displays, food preparation demonstrations, contests, continuous live entertainment, children’s activities and excellent Italian cuisine.