December 2018

8 New Releases This Month Worth Checking Out

December New Releases

December starts with a flurry of new book releases a few weeks before the holidays. We've taken a look at all the books coming out and selected a handful from a variety of genres. Cozy up near the fireplace with a mystery, learn new recipes for the holidays, and power through the shortest days of the year with help from inspirational authors.

10 Books to Read: Sign Up for Our Monthly Email


The Des Moines Public Library is your oasis for books, and we're making it easier than ever to navigate the stacks and find a new book to read. Our new monthly email will feature a selection of books chosen by our librarians, delivered straight to your inbox. These are new and recently released titles that have the literary world buzzing. Below is an example of what you'll be receiving on a monthly basis.