Library closed on Juneteenth

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in commemoration of Juneteenth. We will reopen at the regular time on Thursday, June 20.

Check out a Book Bundle

Book Bundles


Are you looking for a pile of books and want to leave it up to our Book Chat staff to select the titles for you? We now offer Book Bundles at all library locations. Children’s Bundles include 10 board books, picture books, or reader books. Adults can get five books in their preferred genre or collection. All you have to do is call us at (515) 248-6286 between 10 AM and 5 PM Monday through Friday, or fill out this form. We’ll have your Book Bundle ready to be picked up within one business day and will send you a notification when it is ready to be picked up.

NOTE: Please use our Book Chat online form if you are looking for customized book suggestions more tailored to your individual interests

If you are requesting an ADULT book bundle, you may want to search our lineup of pre-made book bundles available for checkout. Each of these bundles contains several books in genres/topics ranging from Afro-futurism to Nordic Noir to Graphic Novel Memoirs. See a list of which bundles are available HERE.


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