Thank You To Our Donors!

In Memory Of

Iowa Antique Association

Patricia and John Shors

Tally Bervid

The Family of Edna Ortale Goodhew

Friends of the Forest Avenue Library

Gail and Scott Stricker


Deanna Jackson

William Jagiello

Leslie Maach

Paul Melton

Lavone Mann

Iowa Antique Association

Christopher Thorpe

Mary Jo and Robert M. Pomerantz

Courtney Adam

Val Campbell

Lori Egan

Sandy Kahler

Paula Klocke

Lisa Koppin

Christie and Tom Vilsack

Denise Wheeler

Darlene Tursi

Margaret Puls

Charlotte Zubler

In Honor Of

Molly House

Chamindi Wijesinghe

Hal Chase

Jeanne Wheeler


Amina and Phillip Hall

Matching Gifts

City of Des Moines Employees

Nationwide Employees

Principal Financial Employees

State of Iowa Employees (Iowa One Gift)

United Way of Central Iowa

Wells Fargo Employees


Hannah Agran



Patricia and Tim Bailey

Carol Bakkie

Ann and Louis Balentine

Cassie Bonefas

Colleen Breheny

Jim Christenson

Mary Ellen Corll

Sara Embrey

Marguerite Fitch and Ben Allen

Sara Frasher

Amy Getty

Martha Hawkins

Kim Helton

Amy Howells

Tony Logan

Gail McKean

Meredith Corporation

Jana Montgomery

Louise and William Moulder

Dianah R. Ngonyama

Sandra and Dennis O’Brien

Tim J. Paluch

Barbara Rosst

Luann Rowat

Penny and Steven Sikkink

Ann Skutley

Virginia Smith

Pamela and Clarke Stewart

Kathie Swift

Andrew Tatge

Robert Thelen

Carla Tibboel

Sarah and Tyler Timko

Susan and Bruce Travis

Frank Vaia and Tim Hickman

Kate Van Haaften

Max Wiese

Brian Wirt

Belinda and Luke Alexander


Leigh Anne Anderegg

Steven L. Baccam

Cassie Bonefas

Gregory Burley Brown

James Christenson

Stephanie and Steve DeVolder

Judy Diedrichs

Alex Duong

John R. Dutcher

Kathy Eastman

Anne Erlandson Brown

Rebecca Evans

Deidre Fudge and Barb Royal

Sue Haskell

Peggy and Nick Krueger

Nicole Krueger

Geo. A. (Mike) LaMair

Frances Landers

Marylee Lankamer

Barbara and Fred Lyford

Helene Mahler

Lynn and Paul Mankins

Teri and Trevor Meers

William John Miller

Mark Movic

Charles Nelson

Marjorie Best-Peterson and Jay Peterson

Jeff Poggensee

Leah Ruopp

Brianne Sanchez

Jenelle and James Sarcone

J. Ann Selzer

Mark Siebert

Susan Skinner and Mark Movic

Michael Sucik

Rebecca Templeton

Sue and Michael Woody

Ellen Yee

Shawn Corkrean

Jeanine Freeman

Michael Hutney

Christina and Joe Logsdon

Larue Maddox

Robert McLearen Jr.

Kathleen and Paul Melde

Michael Morrison

Ruth Mowrey

Beth Ann Seuferer

Karen Shaff and Steve Jayne

Ruth and William Staplin

Neal Westin

Lisa Veach

Diane and Michael Versackas

Martha Willits

Barbara and Jon Yankey

Joe and Phyllis Hutchinson Charitable Fund

Judith Jaastad

Martha James and Michael Myszewski

Lauren and Cory McAnelly

Meredith Corporation

Linda and Bruce Simonton


Cole-Belin Education Foundation

Easter Family Fund

Sue Haskell

Phyllis and Joe Hutchinson

Frederick James

Sasha and Michael Kamper

George & Kathleen Kochheiser Family Fund

Steven Marquardt

Sue and Dale Pierce


Mary Riche

John Ruan Foundation Trust

Adam Woods

AE Dairy

Belinda and Luke Alexander



Dianne Bohlen

Dory Briles and Jim Christenson

The Blue Ribbon Foundation

Casey’s General Stores, Inc.

The Cheese Shop

Chocolate Story Book


Cyd’s Catering

Dealt Hand

DMPL Marketing

Downtown Now: Tim Bohlen

Andrea Elliott


Graziano Brothers


Iowa State Fair

Sasha and Mike Kamper


Rachel Mans McKenny


Paul and Kathleen Melde

Peace Tree Brewing

Pie Bird Pies


QuikTrip Corporation


Sprint Print


Karen Shaff and Steve Jayne

Martha and Stephen Stephenson

Kathie Swift

Wakonda Club

The Wallace Centers of Iowa

Brian and Kelly Wirt

“Of all the things I’ve missed during the pandemic, the Des Moines Public Library is the one I’ve missed the most.”