Archives For Story Time

2017 Ultimate Guide to Fall Story Times in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

There’s no question reading aloud to kids is good for them. In fact, research shows kids benefit from being read to as early as birth! Lucky for you, Des Moines boasts plenty of opportunities for your kids to hear their favorite books. And, it’s not just public libraries that offer these fun events. You can find someone reading stories aloud in the darndest places, including the Iowa Historical Museum and at ARL. Lastly, did we mention they’re all FREE! Check out our list.   Continue Reading…

Take Story Time Outside This Summer in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Attending a weekly story time is in many a mama’s arsenal to keep kiddos entertained.  During the summer month’s libraries and local attractions take story time up a notch by venturing outside or even to the local aquatic center.  Bonus, many of these events are FREE and also include games, crafts, snacks, music and more. Check out our list of story times that take place outside or in a unique natural setting in the Des Moines area. Continue Reading…

Book Nook: 5 Story Times to Check out This Fall in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Gather up the kiddos and let the reading begin! Story time can add a fun plot twist to your usual eat-sleep-play routine. And, with the cooler autumn months ahead of us, it’s always good to have some great indoor options for cold or rainy days. Here are five spots where you can head for your book fix this fall in Des Moines! Continue Reading…

Book Nook: A Week’s Worth of Storytimes in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

While it’s fun and easy to read to the kiddos at home, sometimes you just need to get out of the house. We mapped out a week’s worth of story times in the Des Moines area – all of which are FREE. Read on to get the inside story on where they are telling tales every day of the week in Des Moines.  Continue Reading…

Book Nook: Saturday Story Times 4 Working Families in Central Iowa - dsm4kids.com

If you are a parent that works away from home, finding a story time to fit your schedule can be difficult.  Yes, when you look at calendars, such as on dsm4kids, there are a number of story times offered during the week. However, most of the Des Moines area libraries, unfortunately, DO NOT offer a regularly scheduled story time on Saturdays.  So working parents need to look elsewhere.  Continue Reading…