Adventure Iowa with the Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass! Adventure Passes are available to all registered library cardholders ages 18+ (limited to one checkout per adult per year for each organization).
Check out family passes free of charge to the LaunchPAD Children's Museum, the Blank Park Zoo, and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.
Good to Know:
You must reserve passes for the Blank Park Zoo and Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens online through the library's website and print out passes to take to the venue.
*A printed pass is required when visiting these program partner organizations, along with a valid photo ID that matches the first and last name of the ticket holder.
*Two time slots are available each week; Tuesday through Thursday and Friday through Monday. If a pass is booked for any day within the time slot, all days within the time slot become ineligible for another patron.
*If you need to cancel a reservation, you must call the library at 364-2306 prior to your visit date (24-hour notice must be given to cancel the reservation).
*If the pass is not canceled before the date of use, another pass may not be requested for a period of 365 days (per cardholder).
The LaunchPad Children's Museum pass is not available through the library website, you must check out the membership card in person at the library and take the membership card to the venue for admittance.
Cardholder accounts that are expired or have any fines and/or fees are ineligible to check out the Adventure Pass. Please contact library staff with any questions regarding ineligible accounts.
Read the full Adventure Pass Policy.
Our online reservation software for the Blank Park Zoo and Botanical Gardens can be found here.
The Ida Grove Library has purchased memberships with the following organizations: Blank Park Zoo (Des Moines, IA) and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (Des Moines, IA). The LaunchPad Children's Museum Pass is provided free of charge to the Ida Grove Library through the LaunchPad Kids' Access program and the generous support of the Missouri River Historical Development and other generous donors of the LaunchPad Children's Museum. Below are links to each organization with information and hours.