Memorial Day Closure:
All six locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed May 25-27 in observance of Memorial Day.
AViD (Authors Visiting in Des Moines) Series continues at the Central Library on Monday, June 17 at 7:00 PM with Mary Jane Clark, author of Footprints in the Sand. Mark your calendar for outstanding free programs by bestselling authors during AViD 2013!
Tech Tuesdays! Forest Avenue Library will offer a free HyperStream STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program created by the Technology Association of Iowa on Tuesday, May 28, at 4:00 PM. HyperStream focuses on fostering real-world interaction and project-based learning through hands-on projects and competitions. Preregistration required.
The Big Read! Here’s your chance to participate in a worldwide book club! WILBOR is giving unlimited access to Michael Malone’s The Four Corners of the Sky until June 1. Log on to WILBOR with your library card and PIN and download to your iPad, iPhone, Android device, Kindle or Nook! You can also read directly on your computer.
Free Advice for Your Device! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books.
Wondering What's Happening @ your library in May and June/July? Don't forget our Summer Reading Program!! Watch the May DMTV library update.